Krilogy® Executive Vice President, Wealth Advisor Elizabeth Connelly, JD, CTFA, CISP, has been named among the Top 100 St. Louisans You Should Know by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. The publication, which focuses on business owners and entrepreneurs in the region, compiles the annual list to include outstanding leaders who make an impact in business and in the community.
Connelly, who has worked in the financial services industry for more than 30 years, holds a number of advanced certifications, including the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) and Certified IRA Services Professional designations, as well as a law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.
“I am honored to be in the company of so many exceptional leaders on this year’s Top 100 list,” said Connelly. “The impact that each has made in the community is quite remarkable. It has been a pleasure reading the stories of our shared commitment to advancing the region, tackling initiatives large and small, and standing in service to others.”
Elizabeth has dedicated her career to serving as a trusted guide for clients, team members and the community. Her in-depth knowledge and focus on relationships allow her to develop wealth management strategies to address clients’ needs, while providing them with the straightforward information they need to make confident decisions. High-net-worth families and business owners have turned to Elizabeth for decades to help them navigate through everyday life and the complex situations they may face. She is also a generous team member — openly inspiring and educating others in support of their work for clients and their career advancement goals.
An active member of the community, Elizabeth has held numerous leadership positions on non-profit and education boards. As a member of the Signature Healthcare Foundation Board, an organization for which she currently serves as President, she played a key role in establishing the Gateway Dragon Boat Festival to benefit Operation Family Health, which assists patients of families with financial challenges. She is also a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame Financial Advisory Committee and Emeritus member of the Board of Regents of Rockhurst University. Elizabeth has also previously served on the boards of St. Louis University Bequest & Gift Council, Civic Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), Voices for Children Honorary Benefit Committee, the Michael Jones Foundation, the Junior League of St. Louis, the Girl Scout Planned Giving Committee, the Foundation of Spirit and Advisory Board of the Hospice Service Division of CompreHealth, Inc.
“Elizabeth is a fierce advocate for her clients, who put their full trust in her,” said Kent Skornia, Krilogy® President and CEO. “She holds extensive credentials and possesses a great deal of high-level experience, allowing her to develop sophisticated, yet practical, solutions for clients’ needs. Many clients have told me that they wouldn’t be where they are today without Elizabeth’s guidance. They feel confident and ready for whatever life or the markets may bring. That is the mark of an ideal advisor.”
The full list of the Top 100 St. Louisans You Should Know is available in the April, 2020 issue of St. Louis Small Business Monthly.
St. Louis Small Business Monthly surveys its readers to compile their annual list of the region’s “Top 100 People to Know” for business owners, executives and entrepreneurs. Winners are chosen by the publication’s editorial board. Krilogy applied for consideration for this award but did not pay a fee to be considered or nominated for the award. The St. Louis Small Business Monthly does not set forth any specific criteria by which it selects people to be included on the list.
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