Gavin Spitzner, the well-known and outspoken advisor know-how professional and advisor, 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 needed all his pals, household and colleagues to know he died at peace with none regrets,” the household acknowledged in a Twitter publish.
Spitzner, who had launched his personal agency, Wealth Consulting Companions, in 2015, had not too long ago 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 not too long ago Lumiant and Bento Engine, and had additionally been a senior advisor 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 Huge Brothers Huge 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 remedies for AML. He first realized one thing was flawed after feeling extraordinarily fatigued, and, with additional assessments, docs found he was anemic and finally recognized him.
On the convention, Spitzner pledged to be open with co-workers and purchasers, and ended his consulting work instantly after the prognosis, discussing therapy plans only a few days later.
He had been receiving outpatient chemotherapy since October 2022 and mentioned on the time he was responding nicely. Spitzner additionally mentioned he was additionally on observe 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 USA.
There was an outpouring of sympathy from the monetary advisory neighborhood on social media upon listening to the information.