Allen Kutchins, Partner
When you look at the professional designations Allen Kutchins has achieved, you may wonder, “Why?” The simple answer, Allen loves helping clients solve problems! Those hard-earned recognitions contribute to Allen Kutchins’ ability to apply a more holistic strategic vision to helping clients reach their goals.
Even with four decades of experience, Allen Kutchins still displays the exuberance and passion of someone just starting their professional career. Allen’s specialties include business and family financial planning; ranging from helping accelerate client revenue growth to succession and estate planning; basically assisting companies in all their business life cycle stages. He co-founded Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd. and molded the firm’s philosophy, “Helping clients achieve financial success through sound advice.”
Allen’s expertise and professional recognitions include:
- Certified Public Accountant
- Certified Financial Planner
- Personal Financial Specialist
- Chartered Financial Consultant
- Certified Life Underwriter
- Certified Turnaround Professional
- Certified Hospitality Account Executive
- Securities licenses series 6, 7, 24, 27, 63 and 65
- Illinois life, accident and health license
- Business and loan brokerage license
Allen participates in several business organizations, reflecting the interests he shares with many of his clients. He has participated for many years in TMA, one of the leading Midwest manufacturing associations, the Illinois Venture Capital Association, the Online Lenders Alliance and the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association.
Allen Kutchins received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University and a Masters in Taxation at DePaul University. Allen has written several articles which have appeared in diverse publications. He currently serves on the advisory board of the DePaul University Coleman Entrepreneurship Center; senior advisory board of Kendall College School of Business; treasurer Kendall College Charitable Trust, president and board member Children’s Oncology Services, Inc.; trustee La Rabida Children’s Hospital and audit committee chair; and board member Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School.
Allen and wife Genie live in Glenview, Illinois. They have two daughters, Emily and Amy, and two grandchildren, Rachel and Joey. Allen enjoys fine art and elegant dining; spending quality time with family; and his work!