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As director of the Private Client Group’s Central division, Wally Chapman oversees the financial advisors and other professionals serving clients in branch offices across the country. Alongside his management team, Wally offers strategic guidance and support in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin. He also leads offices in parts of New York and Pennsylvania.
Wally joined RBC Wealth Management more than 25 years ago as a financial advisor. Before being named divisional director, he served as the branch director in Edina, Minnesota and as the complex director in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In early 2016, On Wall Street included him in its list of top 100 branch managers in the United States.
He promotes a culture of inclusivity and teamwork, with a deep commitment to RBC’s vision and values. Wally also emphasizes client service and community involvement within his division. He serves on the board of the Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota.
Wally earned his Bachelor of Science in business from the University of Minnesota. He lives in the Minneapolis area with his wife, Eva, and has three adult children. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and fishing.