Bill Ravotti has been with the Northwestern Mutual since graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1989 with a degree in Economics and Finance. Bill specializes in several areas including Comprehensive Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Wealth Accumulation, Retirement Planning, and Education Planning. Bill is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He believes it is vital to uphold the credentials needed to properly service clients in this sophisticated world of planning. Thus, he has received the following professional designations and certifications.

  • Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®): Sponsored by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards designees complete a curriculum of study and pass a comprehensive examination regarding the financial planning process, tax planning, estate and retirement planning, investments and insurance; meet experience and continuing education requirements; and comply with the CFP Board's Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility**.
  • Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®): Sponsored by the American College, designees complete nine college-level self study courses in financial planning, income taxation, investments , estate and retirement planning; meet experience and continuing education requirements; and comply with college's Code of Ethics.
  • Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®): Sponsored by The American College, designees complete eight college-level self study courses related to life insurance, insurance and financial planning, and estate and business planning; meet experience and continuing education requirements; and comply with the college's Code of Ethics.
**Once certified, CFP® practitioners are required to maintain technical competence and fulfill ethical obligations. Every two years, they must complete a minimum 30 hours of continuing education to stay current with the developments in the financial planning profession and better serve clients. Two of these hours are spent studying or discussing CFP Board's Code of Ethics or Practice Standards. In addition to the biennial continuing education requirement, all CFP® practitioners voluntarily disclose any public, civil, criminal or disciplinary actions that may have been taken against them during the previous two years as part of the renewal process.

Awards and Recognition


National Quality Award 1994, 2002

Award recognizing persistency and performance

William A Ravotti, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor


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