William R. Hawke is a Partner with Cedar Brook Group. He devises and implements comprehensive financial, retirement and estate planning strategies for affluent investors, corporate executives and closely held business owners, as well as income distribution strategies for current retirees. Prior to joining Cedar Brook Group, Mr. Hawke served as a Financial Planner with Cleveland Financial Group for 27 years.
Mr. Hawke received a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. He received a Masters in Social Work degree from the University of Michigan, School of Social Work and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea. He earned a Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) and also The Chartered Life Underwriter designation. Mr. Hawke is a Registered Representative with Securities America, Inc., and Investment Advisor Representative with Securities America Advisors and Cedar Brook Group, SEC Registered Investment Advisors.
Active in a variety of civic causes, Mr. Hawke currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Hopewell, Inc., a therapeutic farm community for mentally ill adults, and he is very active with The Leukemia Lymphoma Society. He and his wife of 44 years, Connie, have four children and reside in Aurora, Ohio.
Leisure time activities include golf, cycling, woodworking and spending time with his children and grandchildren.