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Paul DiGiallonardo is a vice president and complex manager of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Central Illinois Complex. In this role, he is responsible for offices in Peoria, Moline, Springfield, Decatur, Champaign, Danville and Streator and manages over 150 individuals in over 10 locations. As the lead Morgan Stanley Smith Barney client advocate in central Illinois, he also oversees the training and support of financial advisors and support staff to ensure the best possible client experience.

Upon joining Morgan Stanley in 2001, DiGiallonardo worked as a branch administrative manager and financial advisor, and quickly moved up to complex sales manager, then to producing branch manager, and finally, to his current position. DiGiallonardo’s progression at Morgan Stanley demonstrates his focus and drive to always be his best.

During his eight years with the company, DiGiallonardo graduated from the Morgan Stanley Complex Manager Leadership Program, built a management team focused on accountability and ownership, and successfully increased the total number of experienced financial advisors in 75 percent of complex branches. His consistently ranks in the top 10 of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney complexes out of 137 total complexes.

Last year, DiGiallonardo was awarded On Wall Street magazine’s National Top 100 Branch Managers Award, which identified the best financial industry managers in the United States.

Though he and his wife have lived in Peoria for just 18 months and have four children under the age of seven, DiGiallonardo continues to excel as a leader in personal, professional and philanthropic capacities. He has served on the board of the CEO Roundtable, Heartland Foundation of Central Illinois and Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce PAC Committee. He is a classroom instructor for Junior Achievement of Central Illinois, a Heart of Illinois United Way volunteer, a member of the Illinois Public Pension Fund Association and the Make a Wish Foundation Peoria Chapter, and is actively involved with the Dunlap Little League.

DiGiallonardo has forged strong relationships with community leaders to help those around him, and does an excellent job of bringing Morgan Stanley Smith Barney resources to the community. iBi