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Tammy Butts, CLU, ChFC

Tammy Butts, CLU, ChFC

Executive Vice President

Tammy Butts is an Executive Vice President and Branch Manager for Equitable Advisors in Chicago, Illinois with more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Tammy built a successful practice providing financial planning strategies and guidance to families and business owners. In 2005, she was promoted to Divisional Vice President. In that role, she hired and developed a successful, diverse team of financial professionals. Recognized for her success, she received several management awards. In 2009 she was promoted to Divisional Executive Vice President managing the Illinois Branch.



Industry and Community Involvement:


NAWBO National Association of Women Business Owners


Equitable Advisors Women’s Leadership Council and Women’s Field Advisory Group


NAIFA National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors


Greater Chicago Chapter of Financial Services Professional


Greater North Shore Estate Planning Council


AALU American Association of Life Underwriters


GAMA International




BBA Finance Texas Christian University


American College ChFC and CLU


Board Positions:


NAIFA Board 2013


American College Foundation Board 2016-2018


GAMA Board 2018-present


Selected Achievements:


Centurion Award 2003, 2004, 2005


Developing District Award 2006 & 2007


District Leadership Award 2006 & 2007


National Builders Trophy ranking #7 Nationally 2007


Illinois Branch President’s Trophy 2014, 2015, and 2019 Nationally Ranking #9, #8 and #4 respectively


GAMA International Managerment Award Diamond and Diamond Plus 2012 & 2013


GAMA Master Agency Award Top 250 2011,2012,2013, 2014, & 2015


Speaking Engagements:


Chicago Financial Women Symposium-Panelist


Chicago Financial Services Professional-Panelist


GAMA LAMP National Conference-Speaker


Media Appearances:


Profiles in Diversity Journalas a “Woman Worth WatchingÒ” in 2010.


Business First AM: Interview: Equitable Workshops for Women


Business First AM: Interview: Equitable Bright Pink Partnership #notdoneyet


LPGA International Crown Women’s Summit- Panelist Strategies for Success In Work, In Golf, In Life


WLS Radio Morning Show with John Howell & Ray Stevens


WGN Radio Interview




FOX News Morning Show Interview


Equitable Advisors (NY, NY 212-314-4600), member FINRA, SIPC. EOE M/F/D/V.