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Thomas R. Livergood

Thomas R. Livergood is Chief Executive Officer of The Family Wealth Alliance. The Alliance is an independent advocate and objective resource to private families and the firms that serve them. The Alliance’s core value is “We Place Families First” and its sustainable competitive advantage is attracting, understanding, and matching key relationships amongst private families and best-in-class firms who share this core value. Launched in 2003, the firm is based in west-suburban Wheaton, Illinois, USA.

Tom has been quoted in Financial Times, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Bloomberg Markets and numerous other trade and popular print and online media. He has been published in Worth, CCH and Families in Business magazines, and interviewed live on Fox News Network, WGN Radio, and Voice of America.

Tom has spoken at Campden’s European and Asia Pacific Family Office Conferences in London and Hong Kong, respectively, and has twice been a panelist at the Milken Institute’s Annual Global Conference in Beverly Hills. Tom is the opening session speaker at the 2008 IIR Family Office Forum and has recently spoken at the IMCA National Conference, the Schwab IMPACT Conference, and for three years was the lead-off faculty member for the Chubb Advanced School. In addition, he has spoken at the annual meetings and special gatherings by invitation from organizations such as Ashbridge, Harris myCFO, Hub International, Marsh, Pitcairn, and State Street as well as the FLC and Zero Alpha Groups.

Prior to founding The Alliance, Tom was with Family Office Exchange during the early 2000s, Harris/BMO Private Bank during the 1990s, and CIGNA Financial Services during the 1980s. A double graduate of Bradley University, he holds the BA degree in Liberal Arts (1977), and the MBA in Finance (1979).

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