Jon W. Zindel


Chief Financial Officer / Member Owner

Without a vision, you're going to be stuck in what you know. And the only thing you know is what you've already seen. I am motivated by Savant’s vision of impacting a million lives.

200 W. Madison Street Suite 2601 Chicago, IL 60606

Jon has been involved in the financial services industry since 1993. Prior to joining Savant, he was the CFO, partner, and on the executive committee for Chicago-based William Blair, a global boutique firm with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. Before that, Jon served as the CFO, senior vice president of finance, and head of tax and financial reporting for American Century Investments, a large mutual fund company in Kansas City. He was also a tax manager for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Kansas City.

Jon earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting and finance from Loyola University in New Orleans. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.

Jon volunteers as a board member and treasurer for ShowerUp, a non-profit that serves the unhoused. He and his wife Jennifer and have four children and four grandchildren. Jon enjoys cooking, hockey, and meditation and is a proud Grateful Deadhead.

Education &

  • Loyola University, New Orleans
    Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance
  • Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®)

Affiliations &
Community Service

  • CFA Society of Chicago – member
  • ShowerUp – board member, treasurer