[video width="1440" height="810" mp4="http://twgroup.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Tom-Walsh.mp4"][/video] B.A. in Communications form St. Norbert College, B.A. in Education from St. Norbert College Thomas J. Walsh is the President and Principal of TW Group, Inc., an Independent Insurance and Financial Services Agency located at 850 N. Cass Avenue in Westmont, Illinois. Following graduation from St. Norbert College in 1975, Tom began his insurance and financial services career with the Travelers Insurance Company. He joined forces with his father's agency, Tom "Insurance" Walsh and Associates, (now TW Group, Inc.) in 1979 and became Principal and President of the firm in 1993. Tom holds the following professional insurance designations; Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI). In addition to being a fully licensed Insurance Producer for all insurance lines of business, Tom is also an Investment Advisor Representative of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, Member SIPC. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC is a full service broker/dealer and Registered Investment Adviser, providing financial planning, investment advice and brokerage services. Tom was recognized by Chicago Magazine earning the FIVE STAR Wealth Manager Award in both 2010 and 2011. FIVE STAR Wealth Managers is an elite group, representing less than 2 percent of the wealth managers in the Chicagoland area. Tom currently serves on the board of directors as an At-Large Director of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois (IIA of Illinois) and is a member of the DuPage Chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). He is also a member of the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau, Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce and the Darien Chamber of Commerce. A long time resident of Downers Grove, Tom, his wife (and business partner) Mary and their daughter are active members of St. Joseph Church, and the local community. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC. TW Group, Inc. is not affiliated with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC.