A financial professional for over 12 years, Frank Vantrepotte of Cary, IL, began his career as a Junior Associate for The Consulting Group of Smith Barney in Chicago. He worked closely with the Senior Vice President of the group and contributed to the development of investment policy statements for high net-worth clients. Additionally, Frank Vantrepotte prepared proposals for fixed income and equity. He also assisted in prospecting new clients. During his time with The Consulting Group, he handled the marketing materials used for investment manager seminars, capital market conferences, and topic investment strategies. Leaving the company in 2000, Frank Vantrepotte spent two years as an Internal Sales Consultant for Van Kampen Investments in Oakbrook, Illinois. He regularly communicated with customers, mainly comprised of financial advisors, and sold them investment products. Frank Vantrepotte operated as the Senior Vice President of Kelmoore Investment Company, Inc., as an External Whole Saler in Palo Alto. Overseeing various aspects of the business, he contributed to the marketing and sales of hedge fund style investment products to advisors in eight states. During his four-year tenure, Frank Vantrepotte earned recognition for his work and received the Top Gun sales award twice. In 2005, he became the Director of Sales/External Whole Saler for the Advisor Solutions Group at Janus in Denver. Providing wholesale Janus investment products to financial professionals in Illinois and Wisconsin from his base in Cary, IL, Frank Vantrepotte also offers his services as a financial advisor. He initiates marketing mutual funds in order to add value and create brand recognition. During his time with Janus, he has been noted as the Top Sales Representative. Additionally, he meets or exceeds annual sales goals every year.