Thomas S. Bridges
Tom Bridges is a managing director and co-head of high net worth sales for CIBC Private Wealth Management with more than 20 years of experience. He was a founding member of Geneva Advisors and a member of the Geneva Advisors Management Committee. Tom appreciates that each client is unique and has specific goals and investment objectives. He works closely with clients to develop investment strategies and customized portfolios based on a thorough understanding of their personal goals and objectives, risk tolerance, time horizon and tax considerations. Tom understands the hard work, sacrifice and discipline that it took his clients to build their wealth and provides highly individualized attention, sharing his investment knowledge to increase his clients’ investment understanding and cultivate peace of mind.
Prior to joining Team Geneva Advisors, which became part of CIBC in 2017, Tom was a principal at William Blair & Company LLC. He joined William Blair after 17 successful years in the medical industry with Alcon Surgical, where he managed the company’s largest sales territory. He brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and a strong work ethic to CIBC.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from DePauw University and a Master of Business Administration degree in marketing and management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Tom is the treasurer for the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness. He was listed in Barron’s Top Advisor Rankings by State in 2020.