Tim Obendorf is the founding Principal of Steward Advisors, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisory firm with offices in Chicago and Schaumburg. Steward is a family-focused financial planning and investment firm with the sole mission of helping families achieve their life-long dreams by making wise financial choices.
Tim brings 29 years of financial services expertise to the firm. Tim started his career as a commercial and investment banker where he worked with businesses to solve complex financial problems. Tim then used those skills to help The ServiceMaster Company with strategic financial planning and capital markets transactions. As a member of ServiceMaster’s 401k oversight committee, Tim became passionate about helping individuals and families prepare for their financial futures.
For the past 10 years, Tim has worked with affluent and high net worth families, helping them make wise financial choices. Tim finds great satisfaction helping clients connect their financial decisions to their personal and family values. He understands that good advice begins with building a relationship founded on trust. Tim loves helping clients succeed while growing friendships along the way.
Tim is a graduate of Wheaton College, where he earned his BA in economics and business, and of Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative and a Certified Financial PlannerTM professional.
Tim lives in Chicago with his wife Becky and his two daughters. Tim is also Chairman of the Board of International Teams and is active in the Chicago chapter of the Barnabas Group.