6/01/2016 - Press Release



June 1, 2016


Elgin, Illinois – June , 2016 – John E. Chapman, Chief Executive and Chief Investment Strategist for BSC Private Wealth Management, LLC, an independent wealth management firm, announced today that James Chapman, AWMA(SM) has been promoted to the role of Wealth Advisor at BSC Private Wealth Management, LLC. After completing six consecutive years in the firm’s analyst residency program, James now assumes the full range of advisor responsibilities and will work alongside John Chapman in assisting clients with their most critical wealth management objectives.

James majored in Finance at Illinois State University’s College of Business, ranked by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as one of the nation’s best undergraduate business schools for six years running. In 2016, he was recognized by the ISU College of Business for scoring in the top ten percentile on the ETS® Major Field Exam in Business. This comprehensive exam is administered each year to over 40,000 business school students at over 570 universities across the country. A top decile ranking nationwide represents quite an achievement.

“Joining BSC Private Wealth full time represents the culmination of the last 5 years working part time over breaks and from campus as an analyst. My goal is to represent the next generation of thinking, preparing for the largest intergenerational transfer of wealth this world has ever seen.” – James F. Chapman

John Sleeting, Partner and Fixed Income Strategist at BSC says “James demonstrated unusual clarity and commitment in pursuing his career with BSC Private Wealth. BSC Private Wealth sets very high standards for all of the professionals on our team and James has exceeded these expectations at every turn. We are quite confident that he is well prepared for the challenges that lie ahead.”

Of course, technical competencies remain a high priority at our firm. Accordingly, James will soon enroll in the Certified Financial Planning Program at Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies. In March of 2017, James will begin the Securities Industry Institute’s (SII®) three year program at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. The Security Industry Institute is considered to be the premier executive development program for securities industry professionals.

About BSC Private Wealth Management, LLC

BSC Private Wealth Management, LLC is a privately held, independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). The firm provides comprehensive wealth management services to successful individuals and families through their Private Client Practice. The firm’s Institutional Advisory Group offers a suite of professional services to businesses, non-profit organizations, foundations, and ERISA governed retirement plans.