jill hitchcock 

Jill Hitchcock

Senior Executive Vice President
US Private Client Group

Jill Hitchcock is the Senior Executive Vice President of Fisher Investments’ US Private Client Group, Fisher Investments’ largest business unit, which serves individual investors and families in the US. In her experience working with individual clients, Jill has addressed many of the common questions clients have about investing and has helped thousands of clients toward their long-term goals. Jill often writes articles on subjects like financial planning, finding a career in Finance, being a leader and providing high-touch client service in the investment industry.

Jill also spearheads some of Fisher Investments’ highest priority projects, such as the Technology Transformation Committee and the Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee. As a member of the Technology Transformation Committee, she works with consultants, vendors and employees to ensure the firm’s technology are modern, efficient and secure. In the Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee, Jill is helping Fisher Investments examine and improve all aspects of diversity and inclusion at the firm. She also speaks regularly at client education seminars across the US to share the firm’s insights on current market conditions and portfolio positioning.

Since joining the firm in 1999, Jill Hitchcock has worked in many different capacities at Fisher Investments. She served as an Investment Counsellor, where she directly served some of the firm’s high net worth clients, helping them understand and feel comfortable with their portfolios and Fisher Investments’ forward-looking market forecast. She previously led the Research and Human Capital groups at the firm. In Human Capital, she ensured Fisher Investments was attracting and competing for the industry’s top candidates and supported employees through the firm’s Human Resources organisation. In Research, she led the business unit that provides market insights to the Investment Policy Committee (IPC), supporting their ongoing portfolio management decisions for the firm’s clients.

Jill holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her two young sons. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and staying involved in her two sons’ everyday activities.

Recent Articles & Interviews with Jill

How To Make The Most Of Your Charitable Donations During The Pandemic

For many, the winter holidays are all about giving, and giving to charities may feel even more important this year with so many families struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Money Questions Many Retirees Are Asking This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving will be very different this year as the COVID-19 pandemic prevents many families and friends from gathering in person to share food, tell stories, and discuss the big questions of life.

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How To Teach Your Kids The Financial Lessons That Schools Don’t

A good financial education can make all the difference in a family’s longterm success, yet practical finance is nearly impossible to find in a school curriculum.

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Expert: Here's how to financially protect your family when you leave the workforce

If your family is able to lean on just one partner’s income, you’re lucky to have the luxury of choice. Many families don’t have this option! But in making this decision, families sometimes overlook the new risks it brings, primarily for the partner who leaves the workforce.

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Jill Hitchcock of Fisher Investments: “Don’t try to map out 30 years of your career...

Success isn’t a straight line to the top. Don’t try to map out 30 years of your career. You’ll drive yourself crazy, and it rarely turns out like you planned anyway. Be open to unexpected opportunities.

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Here's How To Recession-Proof Your Retirement Plan

A lot of people worry a recession or bear market might derail their retirement, but that doesn’t have to be the case! A well-designed, comprehensive retirement plan can help you navigate good and bad times.

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Here's Why You Need A Financial Date Night

Last month, I wrote about the importance of naming your family’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO)—someone designated to manage the family budget and finances. If you’ve just been asked (or “voluntold”) to be your family’s CFO, you should dedicate your first 90 days on the job to identifying and planning for your long-term financial goals.

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Expert: It’s Time To Name Your Family’s Chief Financial Officer

Almost every company has a CFO or similar person who is in charge of budgeting and finances. The same should be true for your family. 

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Coronavirus-related Financial Fears Keeping You Up at Night? Here’s How a Money Manager Can Help

We don’t want to scare our spouse, partner or children, so we are outwardly stoic, but we ourselves may need an outlet for our financial anxieties. Your money manager should be that person!

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