Since 1993, Maureen has served individual investors, business owners, and their extended families. Prior to founding Lynch McPeek Wealth Management, she worked for twenty years as a Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor at one of the nation’s largest wealth management firms.
As an Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Maureen builds comprehensive wealth management plans. She has extensive experience working with client’s legal and tax advisors to develop efficient estate and tax planning strategies. This includes insurance and Long-term Care. She also oversees all aspects of the office as the Branch Manager.
Maureen earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1989. She spent two years honing her improv skills at the Second City Training Center in Chicago and graduated with full honors in December of 1994.
Maureen resides in Bonita Springs, Fl and spends her summers in Glenview. She is an avid golfer and an active member at Pelican’s Nest Golf Club and North Shore Country Club. Maureen is a proud mom of two children, Michael & Colleen.
Forbes – Best-In-State Wealth Advisors* – 2020-2022
Forbes – Top Women Advisors* – 2020-2022
Five-Star Wealth Managers in Chicago**** – As seen In Chicago Magazine – 2015, 2016, 2021
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network - Premier Advisor Program*** – 2013-2021
Barron’s – Attended the Top Women Advisors Summit – 2012-2020
Barron’s – Attended the Barron’s Team Summit – 2020
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network (WFAFN) - Licensee Advisory Board Member – 2016-2017 & 2020-2021
California Insurance License Number: 0G51115. Resident State IL.
*The Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors and Top Women Wealth Advisors rating algorithm is based on the previous year’s industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a rating. Investment performance is not a criterion. Self-completed survey was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria.
***The Premier Advisor distinction is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network as measured by completion of educational components, business production based on either of the past two years, and professionalism. Additional criteria, including length of service, may also be used to determine recipients.
**** This award was issued on October 1, 2021 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. The award is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a registered investment adviser or as a principal of a registered investment adviser firm for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by FSP, the wealth manager has not; A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three settled or pending complaints filed against them and/or a total of five settled, pending, dismissed or denied complaints with any regulatory authority or FSP's consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through FSP's consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one client's experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy within the past 11 years; E. Been terminated from a financial services firm within the past 11 years; F. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients. Evaluation criteria considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. FSP does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. The award is not indicative of the wealth manager's future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their clients’ assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by FSP or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by FSP in the future. 5,635 Chicago-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 382 (7% of candidates) were named 2021 Five Star Wealth Managers. For 2016: Visit fivestarprofessional.com. Self-completed questionnaire was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. Award issued on October 1, 2016 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period October 1, 2016 through September 30th, 3,411 Chicago-area wealth managers were considered for the award, 725 (21% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers. For 2015: Award issued on October 1, 2015 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period October 1, 2015 through September 30th, 5,833 Chicago-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 716 (12% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.