Bill Ringham is vice president and director of Private Wealth Strategies at RBC Wealth Management ­– U.S. In the firm's Central Division, he serves as a resource to financial advisors—helping them understand client objectives, gather information and determine strategies for high-net-worth clients’ complex financial and wealth transfer goals. He also manages the Wealth Strategies and Trust Consultant teams.

With a focus on wealth transfer, Bill works with financial advisors to develop wealth management solutions for clients, including trust and estate, business succession, charitable and stock option planning. Working with clients’ attorneys, accountants and other professionals, he implements strategies that meet clients’ financial objectives. Bill frequently leads seminars and educational presentations for clients and groups on various wealth strategy topics. As part of RBC Wealth Management’s Accredited Wealth Manager program, he moderates classes for financial advisors.

Bill has more than 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. At Bremer Bank, a Midwest regional bank, he was in charge of wealth planning capabilities and services. After that, Bill went to Minnesota Life, where he served as an advanced marketing counsel, assisting agents and their clients with advanced planning concepts. Before joining RBC Wealth Management in 2000, he worked at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he focused on tax and planning for members of several family offices.

He graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, with a Bachelor of Arts in economics. Bill also earned a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. In addition, he's a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and has passed the Series 7 and 66 securities exams.

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