Eric K. Meier ,
Chief Financial Officer
Eric has nearly 30 years of extensive experience in strategic, M&A, and finance-related leadership roles. Prior to joining Savant, he was the CFO and managing director for an investment advisor, asset manager, and broker/dealer headquartered in Chicago. Before that he served as CFO and COO of a national registered investment advisor providing a full service turnkey platform for independent advisors. He was also COO and managing director for a global private investment and trading company. Early in his career, Eric spent 14 years with the Chicago Board of Trade/CME Group, where he served as an analyst, director of corporate and international development, and vice president of strategic planning. In his strategic planning role, he was closely involved in restructuring the company’s financial and operating model and preparing for its IPO and sale.
Eric earned a bachelor of science degree in economics from Southern Illinois University and a master of business administration degree in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He is married to Chantal and has three daughters, Charley, Kennedy, and Matty. He enjoys spending time with his family and attending his daughters’ school and sports activities.