Dean R. Hedeker has more than 30 years’ experience assisting clients in all aspects of estate and tax planning and is committed to preserving and growing his clients’ wealth. Hedeker is directly involved with investment management for our clients and manages the wealth of more than 150 hard-working families. He is also an experienced attorney in the fields of estate planning, business law, and tax law.
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Dean has been named to the Best in State Wealth Advisors for the fourth consecutive year by Forbes Shook Research.
Dean believes that families, professionals and entrepreneurs are best served by independent advisors. His investment management and financial planning guidance is totally independent and aligned to support the client’s best interests.
Dean is a rare breed of wealth management advisor, because he has strong credentials in the additional areas of taxes, accounting and the law.
Dean is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. degree and a J.D. degree (1981) – both with highest honors – from DePaul University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Hedeker Wealth clients directly benefit from this experience by being invited to workshops each year, which cover the latest news and valuable advice for tax planning, estate planning and investment management. Hedeker is a Master Elite member of Ed Slott’s IRA Advisor Group.
Hedeker graduated from DePaul University College of Law. He was admitted to the Bar of Supreme Court of Illinois in 1981, the United States District Courts and the United States Tax Court.
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Hedeker is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a Registered Financial Consultant.Hedeker is also a Fellow with the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (AAEPA). He has coauthored and has been a contributing author for several books:Cut Your Tax in 2010 (And Preserve Your Legacy) (Co-Author)Strictly Business: Planning Strategies for Privately Owned Businesses (Contributing Author)Total Wealth Management: The Definitive Guide to Estate and Financial Planning (Co-Author)Love, Money, Control: Reinventing Estate Planning (Contributing Author)He is currently a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Master Elite member of Ed Slott’s IRA Advisor Group.
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