Gavin Spitzner, the well-known and outspoken advisor expertise professional and guide, died Monday after a brief sickness “that he battled bravely,” in response to a press release launched Tuesday by his household. He was 57.
“Gavin wished all his mates, household and colleagues to know he died at peace with none regrets,” the household said in a Twitter submit.
Spitzner, who had launched his personal agency, Wealth Consulting Companions, in 2015, had lately introduced he was being handled for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), a most cancers of the blood and bone marrow.
Previous to beginning his consultancy, he spent spent 16 years with Prudential Wealth Administration Options after which one other two years with the group after it was acquired by Envestnet.
Spitzner has additionally served on the boards of a number of advisortech startups, together with most lately Lumiant and Bento Engine, and had additionally been a senior guide for Invent.us the final 3 1/2 years.
He was very lively in his non-work hours too, having volunteered as a youth basketball, softball and baseball coach and as a mentor for Large Brothers Large Sisters of America. He graduated from Ohio State College with a bachelor of arts in behavioral science.
Final month, Spitzner appeared remotely on the 2022 MarketCounsel Summit. On the time, he was actively present process therapies for AML. He first realized one thing was improper after feeling extraordinarily fatigued, and, with additional checks, medical doctors found he was anemic and ultimately identified him.
On the convention, Spitzner pledged to be open with co-workers and purchasers, and ended his consulting work instantly after the analysis, discussing remedy plans only a few days later.
He had been receiving outpatient chemotherapy since October 2022 and mentioned on the time he was responding properly. Spitzner additionally mentioned he was additionally on monitor for a stem cell transplant and urged attendees to go to BeTheMatch.org, saying there stays an enormous scarcity of stem cell donors, significantly in the US.
There was an outpouring of sympathy from the monetary advisory group on social media upon listening to the information.