Jim Wilkins, RFC, is a Wealth Advisor for RPI and has been successfully engaged in the financial planning industry for over 25 years. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Western Michigan University and holds the designation of Registered Financial Consultant (RFC). He has been a recipient of the Five-Star Professional award, a select group, representing less than seven percent of the wealth managers in the Chicago area, since 2012.
Jim and the RPI Team have worked with many Fortune 500 companies during periods of downsizing along with outplacement firms on a National level. They draw upon their expertise, education, and credentials to guide individuals through what is often a stressful financial and emotional experience, offering both financial survival strategies and emotional reassurances. Jim and RPI have conducted countless job transition financial planning and retirement planning seminars over the years and across the country.
After growing up as the youngest of 5 boys and 3 girls in Michigan, Jim moved to Illinois upon college graduation. He is happily married with 2 sons in the Military (Army and Navy), and a daughter preparing for college. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, his two grandsons, friends and neighbors along with training for the occasional 5k, 10k and half-marathons, golfing and watching college football.