Shawn Jacques is a private wealth advisor for the Private Wealth division of Ronald Blue Trust and serves his clients out of the office in Chicago, Illinois.
As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certificant and an experienced wealth advisor to individuals, families, and businesses, Shawn uses his objective perspective to help clients make wise financial decisions to experience clarity and confidence and leave a lasting legacy. His goal is to help those he serves focus on the things that matter most to them. Shawn and his team integrate financial planning, investment management, and trust services into financial plans tailored to his clients’ needs.
Prior to joining Ronald Blue Trust in 2011, Shawn worked for Freedom Financial and Strategic Resources, Inc. as a financial planner. Prior to his work there, Shawn was a trust investment analyst at Hills Bank and Trust. Before that, he was an internal auditor for a community bank.
Shawn earned his BA degree in finance from Western Illinois University where he graduated summa cum laude in 2005. Shawn also earned his MBA with distinction from the University of Iowa in 2009.
Active in the community, Shawn is a board member for Informed Choices, Legacy Leadership Forums and the local Fellowship of Christian Athletes region. He also serves as a deacon and leads a small group at his local church in Libertyville, IL.
Shawn and his wife, Mary Lynn, have three children and reside in Grayslake, IL. In his spare time, Shawn loves spending time with his family, running, and supporting the Iowa Hawkeyes.
"We first called Ronald Blue Trust to determine how soon I could retire. Our Ronald Blue Trust advisor guided us on a spiritual path at exactly the right time to focus us on God’s will at this stage of our lives and we will be forever thankful."
Jim & Norma W.Lake Elsinore, CA
"I've been involved with financial planners for well over 40 years. There's very few of them that do it like Ronald Blue Trust. Very few concentrate on giving as part of the overall plan."
Terry Parker, Cofounder of National Christian FoundationFeatured in Faces of Generosity
"Working with our Ronald Blue Trust advisor and their team of experts has been a 'game changer' for us to ensure we are managing our wealth wisely and being generous with the time, talents, and treasure we’ve been given--all from a biblical worldview."
President & CEO of a large privately owned companyDagsboro, DE
We define the term “Christian Financial Advisor” to be someone who has received special training (such as that received in the Certified Kingdom Advisors (CKA®) Educational Program) in applying biblical principles to financial technical expertise. Because these financial principles come from both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, a book whose timeless wisdom has been applied to business and financial matters for thousands of years, we refer to these principles as “Biblical Financial Principles,” and the advisors that have been trained in them as “Christian Financial Advisors.” Across the globe, people with different faiths, beliefs, and backgrounds use these principles in the management of their wealth.
Trust and investment management accounts and services offered by Ronald Blue Trust, Inc. are not insured by the FDIC or any other federal government agency, are not deposits or other obligations of, nor guaranteed by any bank or bank affiliate, and are subject to investment risk, including possible loss of the principal amount invested. *The client’s experience may not be representative of the experience of other clients and is also not indicative of future performance or success.**As of 4/01/22 and subject to change.
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