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Wealth Management

Meet Our Investment Team

Robert J. Ballsrud, CPA, CFA

Executive Vice President
Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
Busey Wealth Management

100 West University Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
217.351.2707

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Bob Ballsrud is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder who has more than eighteen years of experience in investment management, 14 years of which have been at Busey.

He works with high net-worth individuals and families as well as organizations through complex financial planning and investment management issues. Bob leads our 9-member Investment Team of dedicated and skilled equity and fixed income specialists, which reinforces his belief that it does take a team to successfully manage a portfolio.  He focuses on goal based portfolio construction customizing portfolios to individual clients needs.

Bob is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Finance, as well as a member of the Investment Analyst Society of Chicago, the CFA Institute and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

In 2008, he was honored as one of Central Illinois Business magazine's "Forty Under 40." Bob's contributions and dedication to our community has set him apart as one of the top forty business professionals under the age of 40 in the Central Illinois region.

He is involved with numerous local charities including the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Japan House, Crisis Nursery, the Champaign Parks Foundation and the Carle Foundation.

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