Pittsburgh – Ian Wild, who played with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2015 has returned to the Steel City, signing on with HBKS® Wealth Advisors. Wild, who interned in HBK’s Erie office in winter 2013 and spring 2014 following employment as a financial adviser at Merrill Lynch in 2012, will work initially as an HBKS associate adviser as he continues his professional football career with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.
As an intern in Erie, he assisted with the office’s auditing projects, then worked with the HBK tax team helping prepare individual and business returns. As associate advisor in the Pittsburgh HBKS office, he will continue to serve the clients he has worked with in recent years as well as assist with the firm’s existing clients.
Upon earning an accounting degree from Mercyhurst University in 2012, Wild signed with the Buffalo Bills, then played with Winnipeg in 2013 and 2014 before signing with the Steelers in 2015. Wild will play June through November with the Blue Bombers and return to full-time with HBKS in December.
HBKS is the wealth management business of HBK CPAs and Consultants (HBK), offering the collective intelligence of 400 professionals in a wide range of tax, accounting, audit, business advisory, valuation, financial planning, wealth management and support services from 13 offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey and Florida.