2019 Fall Conference Speaker

Jen Dawson

Jen Dawson

Jen Dawson, CFP® is a Managing Director and Senior Wealth Advisor of Hemington Wealth Management. Jen advises high net worth clients on all aspects of their finances, with a strong emphasis on educating and empowering clients to feel confident that their investments, tax strategies, insurance, and estate planning are aligned with their long-term goals.

In addition to her primary role as wealth advisor for her clients, Jen is a part of Hemington’s leadership team and is responsible for Hemington’s expansion in Chicago. Jen’s specialty in working with women lawyer clients has made Hemington the go-to firm for Chicago’s legal community. She recently co-authored Hemington’s latest study about Women of Wealth: “What Do Breadwinner Women Lawyers Want?” to help raise the bar for supporting women lawyers. Jen provides education, inspiration, and practical tools to help more women lawyers have a better relationship with money so they can be more impactful (and joyful!) lawyers. She provides free financial planning consultations to individual lawyers at all levels of wealth. She is passionate about sharing resources, providing key introductions, and hosting events to help women lawyers be the best versions of themselves, both professionally and personally.

Jen’s passion for helping women extends beyond her clients and colleagues to the greater community. She is the former Board President for Girls on the Run Chicago, a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The organization is the perfect match for Jen, a former college athlete, current marathoner and yogi, and strong advocate of Girl Power.

Jen is a member of the Professional Women’s Club of Chicago, Women on Course, the Financial Planning Association, and a 5-time winner of the 5-Star Wealth Manager award. She graduated from University of South Carolina Summa Cum Laude and earned her Certified Financial PlanningTM designation through Northwestern University.