George Kawasaki is a managing director for the Private Wealth division and senior partner of Ronald Blue Trust.
As managing director, George oversees the day-to-day operations, growth, and expansion of the office in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to his leadership role, George works with individuals, families, and businesses, using his objective perspective to help them make wise financial decisions to experience clarity and confidence and leave a lasting legacy. His goal is to help clients focus on the things that matter most to them. George and his team integrate financial planning, investment management, and trust services into financial plans tailored to his clients’ needs.
Prior to joining the company, George worked as a senior manager with Kraft Foods, where his strategic planning responsibilities included developing and managing joint ventures, licensing agreements, and acquisitions. He also served as a senior auditor with Deloitte auditing Fortune 100 companies, nonprofit organizations, and banks.
George earned his MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management and his BS in accounting from the University of Illinois, graduating cum laude.
Active in his community, George is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
George and his wife, Jane, live in Northbrook, Illinois and have three children.