William Grady is a director with Baker Tilly’s individual services group. With more than 20 years of experience working with affluent clients and business owners, Bill brings extensive knowledge in estate planning, business succession planning, financial planning, retirement planning, life insurance, and investments.
Prior to joining Baker Tilly, he spent 16 years with a Fortune 100 company headquartered in Milwaukee, where he was responsible for building and leading several teams of experts focused on top advisors and the needs of their top clients. Bill was also responsible for strategy, vision, and thought leadership in the estate, business, high net worth, and retirement markets. Through these roles, he gained extensive experience working with financial advisors, clients, and outside attorneys and accountants on sophisticated estate planning strategies, charitable matters, income tax, business planning, qualified and non-qualified plans, executive compensation, welfare benefit plans (bonus plans, split-dollar arrangements, disability wage continuation plans, long-term care insurance plans, etc.) and employee benefits. He started his career as an associate attorney at a boutique law firm in Milwaukee focused on sophisticated clients.
Has presented in more than 500 settings, including to clients, financial advisors, estate planning councils and centers-of-influence
Author of over 100 publications focused on a variety of topics, including estate, business, retirement and tax planning. Highlights include: