Christopher Joyce, J.D.
Chris has over 40 years of experience helping families, individuals, business owners, and retirees with their financial needs and goals. Through ongoing consultation with his clients, he helps guide them through their changing financial goals and needs as they encounter life’s opportunities and challenges. Chris believes that his consultative approach to client service allows his clients to explore the possibilities life has to offer, while he strives to guide them on the path to sustained financial independence.
Previous to Black Diamond Planners, Chris was the Senior Vice President and Trust Officer of First National Bank of LaGrange. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.A. in History, and continued his education at John Marshall Law School, earning a Juris Doctor degree. Chris is a member of the DuPage Estate Planning Council and the Illinois Bar Association.
Chris lives in Evanston with his wife, Joy. They have two grown sons, and two grandchildren. He is very involved in the community, and has served on many charitable boards. Currently, Chris serves as the president of The LeaderShop, based out of LaGrange. He has also volunteered his time to serve in many leadership positions for the Kiwanis Club of LaGrange.
Chris loves biking, reading, skiing, hiking but especially spending time with his growing family. He says, “Being a grandparent is way more wonderful than I ever thought possible!”