ROBERT DOW
Executive Director and Institutional Consulting Director
BDO USA, LLP


Bob Dow serves as an Institutional Consulting Director for clients in the investment advisory and discretionary management practice. In addition, he is the Executive Director for the Graystone Consulting – Oak Brook practice, leveraging his 28 years in leadership, investments, accounting and client servicing with foundations, endowments, trusts, corporations and multi-generational family wealth over the last three decades. Bob is a Certified Investment Management AnalystSM (CIMA┬«) through the Wharton School of Business and a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association. He also is a Member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago and a member of the Association of Professional Investment Consultants (APIC). Bob joined Graystone in 2012 after 25 years at Northern Trust where he founded their dedicated investment advisory practice for nonprofits and pensions as well as holding various leadership and servicing roles with institutions and families. He received his M.B.A. degree in management from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and earned B.S. degrees in both Finance and Economics from Illinois State University.