Richard A. Bennett
Dick retired from Savant in 2019 after a stellar career as Executive Vice President, a financial advisor in Savant’s Rockford and Freeport offices, and a mentor and coach to other members of the Advisory Team. Dick’s financial services career began in 1985 as a trust officer and financial advisor. Prior to joining Savant, he was the regional director of trust and senior vice president for a large bank where he was responsible for supervising client investment portfolios and managing a $350 million trust department.
Dick earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Eastern Illinois University. He is a graduate of the ABA National Trust School, the ABA National Graduate Trust School, and the Freeport Leadership Institute.
Dick serves on the Forrestville Valley Educational Foundation Board. He is married to Kelly and has a son, Zach. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, boating, and launching high-powered rockets with Zach.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S., which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.