Michael Nadler, CPA, CFP®

Founder and President, Co-CIO
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Firm founder and President, Michael heads the investment advisory, personal financial planning and wealth management services of Nadler Financial Group. Mike is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and has obtained the Personal Financial Specialist…

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Firm founder and President, Michael heads the investment advisory, personal financial planning and wealth management services of Nadler Financial Group. Mike is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and has obtained the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to founding Nadler Financial Group he was Director of Financial Services for Waterstone Financial Group, a regional investment firm. He began his career as a tax accountant with Price Waterhouse after graduating with high honors from the University of Illinois-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy. He received his professional education in financial planning from the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado.

Rebecca Raff, CFP®

Shareholder, Managing Director of Wealth Management
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Rebecca joined Nadler Financial Group, Inc. in 2011 and became a shareholder in 2021.  She is a two-time Five Star Wealth Manager award winner and is passionate about helping clients achieve their financial goals.  Two areas of significant interest…

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Rebecca joined Nadler Financial Group, Inc. in 2011 and became a shareholder in 2021.  She is a two-time Five Star Wealth Manager award winner and is passionate about helping clients achieve their financial goals.  Two areas of significant interest for Rebecca include charitable planning and retirement planning for small business owners. She also helps advise many of the firm’s 401(k) plan clients and enjoys providing investment and 401(k) plan education to plan participants. Additionally, Rebecca dedicates much of her time to internal firm operations as a member of the firm’s Management Team and the Director of Financial Planning.

Prior to joining the firm in 2011, Rebecca gained several years of experience in the financial markets working at a firm that specialized in trading equity options. Rebecca is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and completed the financial planning coursework through Northwestern University’s School of Continuing Studies. Rebecca graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a minor in Mathematics. Rebecca is also a proud member of the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) Chicago Board, and enjoys running, cooking, and spending time with her husband and young daughters.

Meg (Kamberis) Di Giulio

Shareholder, Chief Operating Officer
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Meg brings over 20 years of experience managing people and business operations to Nadler Financial Group. Prior to joining the firm in early 2019, she managed Human Resources and Administration for a mid-sized wealth management firm in the Chicago…

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Meg brings over 20 years of experience managing people and business operations to Nadler Financial Group. Prior to joining the firm in early 2019, she managed Human Resources and Administration for a mid-sized wealth management firm in the Chicago area. Meg began her career managing condominium buildings on Chicago’s Gold Coast, and her varied experience includes management of a computer consulting firm and business management at a retail pet boutique. She also enjoyed time as a teacher, specializing in early childhood education. Meg is passionate about employee development and creating an unparalleled team culture. Building upon the solid foundation in place at NFG, and with the goal of ensuring that the NFG team is consistently able to provide outstanding client service, Meg is excited to be part of the firm’s leadership team. In her free time, Meg enjoys exploring antique stores and travelling with her children and husband.

 

Wealth Management Team

Will Clark, CFP®

Wealth Manager
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Will joined Nadler Financial Group in 2023. His desire to educate and to provide peace of mind to clients were motivating factors that led to a career change into the financial services industry. He earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™…

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Will joined Nadler Financial Group in 2023. His desire to educate and to provide peace of mind to clients were motivating factors that led to a career change into the financial services industry. He earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation and gained valuable experience working for an independent RIA. Previously, Will graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he received his bachelor’s degree in accountancy and became a CPA. His background in public accounting led to over 20 years of experience working in financial management positions for operator-owned businesses. Outside of work, he enjoys biking, cooking, golfing, and music.

Alan Chambers, CPA

Wealth Manager
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Alan joined Nadler Financial Group in 2021. Prior to joining the firm Alan spent the previous 13 years at Guggenheim Partners and Ernst and Young, as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) specializing in tax planning and compliance for financial…

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Alan joined Nadler Financial Group in 2021. Prior to joining the firm Alan spent the previous 13 years at Guggenheim Partners and Ernst and Young, as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) specializing in tax planning and compliance for financial institutions. Alan graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting. Alan also obtained his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business. Outside of work, Alan enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.  He also enjoys traveling, cooking, and playing recreational sports.

Daniel Dutile, CFA®, CFP®

Shareholder, Senior Wealth Manager
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Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Dan was a research analyst for a Chicago-based investment management company. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with over 20 years in investment management. Dan earned a bachelor’s degree…

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Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Dan was a research analyst for a Chicago-based investment management company. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with over 20 years in investment management. Dan earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Dan currently serves on the firm’s Investment Committee, which oversees the firm’s overall investment philosophy and financial planning framework. He completed the rigorous requirements of CFP® certification and earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation, the standard of excellence for personal financial planning.

Greg Foss

Director of Retirement Plan Services
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Greg joined Nadler Financial Group in 2018 with over 14 years of experience working with qualified retirement plans. Greg’s previous experience includes auditing benefit plans working for Ernst & Young, working as a recordkeeper for several 401(k) and 403(b)…

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Greg joined Nadler Financial Group in 2018 with over 14 years of experience working with qualified retirement plans. Greg’s previous experience includes auditing benefit plans working for Ernst & Young, working as a recordkeeper for several 401(k) and 403(b) plans, and most recently acting as a 401(k) plan educator for participants of a multiple employer plan. Greg graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in finance and obtained the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist ® (CEBS) designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, a highly respected credential in the benefits industry. Outside of work, Greg enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.

Eric Miller

Associate Wealth Manager
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Eric joined Nadler Financial Group at the end of 2022 after moving to Chicago from his small hometown in the western part of Illinois. Prior to joining the firm, Eric worked for a financial advising firm in Davenport, IA….

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Eric joined Nadler Financial Group at the end of 2022 after moving to Chicago from his small hometown in the western part of Illinois. Prior to joining the firm, Eric worked for a financial advising firm in Davenport, IA. He graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA with a degree in economics and business. Eric also enjoyed his time on the Coe College basketball team. Eric’s life-long passion for solving puzzles, building meaningful relationships with others, and his keen interest in finance led him to pursue a career in financial planning. Eric loves finding solutions to help people reach their goals and he is very excited to have the opportunity to do just that at Nadler Financial Group. During his free time, Eric can be found playing basketball and working out. He also likes to remain active by exploring Chicago, international travel (Brazil is a favorite spot), and spending time with family and friends.

David Rosenberg

Shareholder, Director of Investment Management & Co-CIO
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David joined Nadler Financial in 2008. David works in a significant capacity with investment research, investment implementation, client relationship management, and financial planning. David helps lead the firm’s Investment Committee, which oversees the firm’s overall investment philosophy and financial…

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David joined Nadler Financial in 2008. David works in a significant capacity with investment research, investment implementation, client relationship management, and financial planning. David helps lead the firm’s Investment Committee, which oversees the firm’s overall investment philosophy and financial planning framework. David is also on the firm’s Compliance Committee. David graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. While at Northwestern, David was the founder and President of the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity. In his spare time, David is President of the Chicago-based political action committee, CityPAC, and a member of the Young Leadership Council of AIPAC.

Cindy Schulze, CPA

Wealth Manager
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Cindy joined Nadler Financial Group in 2021 after 20 years in public accounting. Her most recent position was as a Senior Manager specializing in accounting and tax services for high-net worth individuals, private businesses, and their owners.  Cindy is…

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Cindy joined Nadler Financial Group in 2021 after 20 years in public accounting. Her most recent position was as a Senior Manager specializing in accounting and tax services for high-net worth individuals, private businesses, and their owners.  Cindy is passionate about helping people reach their financial goals and providing excellent client service.  She graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in accountancy and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA).   Outside of work, Cindy enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Philip Sloan, CPA, CFP®

Shareholder, Senior Wealth Manager
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Phil joined Nadler Financial Group in 2017. Prior to that, Phil spent over a decade at Ernst & Young, most recently as a Senior Manager in Tax Services, specializing in corporate tax planning and financial statement preparation, audit, and…

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Phil joined Nadler Financial Group in 2017. Prior to that, Phil spent over a decade at Ernst & Young, most recently as a Senior Manager in Tax Services, specializing in corporate tax planning and financial statement preparation, audit, and reporting for large, multinational companies. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Illinois and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) practitioner authorized by the CFP Board of Standards. He has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designations from the American College of Financial Services and possesses the Personal Financial Specialist (PFSTM) credential issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. These certifications are awarded to those individuals who have met rigorous education, experience, ethical, and examination requirements and who can offer expert advice on a broad range of financial topics including financial planning, wealth accumulation and estate planning, income taxation, life and health insurance, business taxation and planning, investments, and retirement and employee benefits planning. Phil graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a master’s degree in accountancy with specialization in taxation along with bachelor’s degrees in both accountancy and finance. He received his professional education in financial planning from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business in Athens, Georgia. Outside of work, Phil spends as much time as possible with his three children. He is an avid sports fan (Blackhawks, White Sox, Bears, Georgia Bulldogs) and enjoys traveling with his family.

Operations Team

Colleen Casper

Colleen Casper

Director of Operations
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Colleen joined Nadler Financial in 2018 with over 15 years’ experience working with qualified retirement plans. Colleen’s previous experience includes all aspects of qualified retirement plan operations including providing service and support to plan participants and professionals, plan administration, recordkeeping,…

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Colleen joined Nadler Financial in 2018 with over 15 years’ experience working with qualified retirement plans. Colleen’s previous experience includes all aspects of qualified retirement plan operations including providing service and support to plan participants and professionals, plan administration, recordkeeping, compliance testing, and auditing. Colleen earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Human Resources from Roosevelt University. When she is not working, Colleen enjoys volunteering/fostering for animal rescues.

Katie Krase

Shareholder, Director of Compliance & Systems
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Katie had the pleasure of joining Nadler Financial Group, Inc. in 2005, and she was honored to become a shareholder in 2021. Having joined the team early in the firm’s history, Katie has been vital in helping to create…

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Katie had the pleasure of joining Nadler Financial Group, Inc. in 2005, and she was honored to become a shareholder in 2021. Having joined the team early in the firm’s history, Katie has been vital in helping to create and implement the foundation of many firm processes and procedures. She has held many positions within the firm, and now proudly serves as the Director of Compliance and Systems. Katie has her finger on the pulse of industry trends and works diligently to implement creative strategies to help make our clients’ and team members’ lives better. Her input is integral in many areas of firm management and operations, including individual wealth management, corporate sponsored retirement plans, compliance, and technology. Prior to working for Nadler Financial Group, Inc. she worked for Country Companies in Bloomington, Illinois in the property and casualty insurance claims division. Katie graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing with a minor in Accounting. In her free time, you can find Katie spending time with her husband, Ed, at local live music shows or hunting down vintage records, and spoiling her two dachshunds, Dexter and LeRoy.

Lanna Melik

Operations Manager
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Lanna joined Nadler Financial in 2020 with over 17 years of experience working in Financial Operations. Previously, she was a Senior Portfolio Associate at a Chicago based investment company where she supported all aspects of operations and client service….

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Lanna joined Nadler Financial in 2020 with over 17 years of experience working in Financial Operations. Previously, she was a Senior Portfolio Associate at a Chicago based investment company where she supported all aspects of operations and client service. Lanna graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University. Outside of work, Lanna enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, biking, and traveling.

Sherry Meszaros

Operations Manager
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Sherry began working with Nadler Financial Group in 1999. She has held many different positions in the company as she has worked her way up from an entry level role to her current position. Sherry specializes in corporate sponsored…

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Sherry began working with Nadler Financial Group in 1999. She has held many different positions in the company as she has worked her way up from an entry level role to her current position. Sherry specializes in corporate sponsored retirement plans as well as individual investment accounts. Sherry graduated with honors from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Counseling and Planning as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Consumer Affairs. In her free time, Sherry volunteers with Willow Creek Community Church preparing tax returns with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. She also volunteers with their Care Center in their financial services department helping individuals with budgeting, retirement planning and other financial situations.

Rachelle Palmer

Director of Technology & Systems
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Rachelle joined the company in 2014 with over four years of experience assisting financial professionals and in client services. She enjoys her current support role to the wealth managers as well as offering a wide range of client services….

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Rachelle joined the company in 2014 with over four years of experience assisting financial professionals and in client services. She enjoys her current support role to the wealth managers as well as offering a wide range of client services. Rachelle graduated from Appalachian State University with a major in Business Management and a minor in Art. She spends her free time outdoors, practicing yoga and cooking.

Charlie Sandoval

Operations Manager
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Charlie joined Nadler Financial in 2023 bringing with him over 20 years of experience working in Financial Operations. He brings a unique skill set having worked in both for profit and non-profit organizations, which allows him to provide clients…

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Charlie joined Nadler Financial in 2023 bringing with him over 20 years of experience working in Financial Operations. He brings a unique skill set having worked in both for profit and non-profit organizations, which allows him to provide clients with exceptional customer service.  Charlie’s range of experience includes, front, middle, and back-office operations, working with investment committees, auditing financial statements, compliance, and more recently C-Suite level recruiting.  Charlie graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor’s in Finance and a Minor in Commercial Spanish.  When not in the office, Charlie enjoys playing sports, spending time with his family, and traveling.

Laura Scholl

Operations Manager
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Laura has over nine years of experience in the financial services industry. Previously, she was a Client Associate at a local financial planning firm where she supported advisors in all phases of account administration and trade execution. Laura also…

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Laura has over nine years of experience in the financial services industry. Previously, she was a Client Associate at a local financial planning firm where she supported advisors in all phases of account administration and trade execution. Laura also worked for several years as a Certified Public Accountant with KPMG Peat Marwick and Prudential Realty Group. Laura earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Masters of Business Administration from DePaul University. When she’s not working, Laura enjoys spending time with her husband and children traveling, attending the theatre and cheering on all the Chicago sports teams.

Michelle Weiner

Practice Administrator
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Michelle joined Nadler Financial in 2010 and has fulfilled a variety of roles, including assisting our Wealth Managers with client service and operational responsibilities. This is a second career for Michelle. She earned her B.S. in psychology at the…

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Michelle joined Nadler Financial in 2010 and has fulfilled a variety of roles, including assisting our Wealth Managers with client service and operational responsibilities. This is a second career for Michelle. She earned her B.S. in psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and went on to earn an M.A. degree in school psychology at Northern Illinois University. Michelle worked as a school psychologist for 8 years prior to staying at home with her twins in 2005.