"We're in the stay rich business, not the get rich business." Craig W. Henderson
The firm was founded in September 1990 by Craig W. Henderson, after he had spent fifteen years in municipal bond trading and sales with the First Boston Corporation in both New York and Chicago. Our firm has one office, which is located at 20 West Kinzie Street just north of Chicago's Loop.
Craig W. Henderson
Craig Henderson, a native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan and long time resident of Chicago, graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in accounting and mathematics. After successful completion of the CPA exam in 1975, Mr. Henderson joined the First Boston Corporation in New York where he traded municipal securities for two years. He then relocated to the firm's Chicago office where he spent the following thirteen years selling municipal securities to major institutional accounts in the Midwest.
Mr. Henderson managed First Boston's municipal securities division in Chicago from 1982-1989. In addition, Mr. Henderson has served as president of the Municipal Bond Club of Chicago, as well as an arbitrator for both the N.A.S.D. and the M.S.R.B.
In September 1990, Mr. Henderson formed C.W. Henderson & Associates, Inc. a registered investment advisory organization specializing in tax-exempt municipal securities.
Tom Mallman, a native of Evanston, Illinois graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and also received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago with a concentration in Finance. Tom began his career at The Northern Trust Company in Chicago in 1968 and was engaged in various investment research and portfolio management activities. Over his 31 years at The Northern Trust, he held a number of positions including Personal Financial Services Fixed Income Director, Director of Short Duration Fixed Income Management and his last assignment as Northern Trust Global Investments’ Chief Administrative Officer.
Taking an early retirement from The Northern Trust as Senior Vice President, Tom joined C.W. Henderson & Associates in March 2000. As Senior Managing Director, he is involved in product development, marketing, client relations, investment strategy development and the administration of the firm. He also serves as the Chief Compliance Officer. Tom is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the past President of the Society of Municipal Analysts.
Finally, Tom served in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1962-1984. While on active duty he flew 157 combat missions in Southeast Asia while attached to a fighter squadron based aboard the USS Kitty Hawk. He retired from the Naval Air Reserve in 1984 with the rank of Captain.