Garrick Batley '19

Garrick Batley '19

Garrick Batley is a seasoned financial professional with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of personal finance. As the director of financial planning and partner/co-owner at IPI Wealth Management in Quincy, Illinois, Batley has dedicated his career to helping individuals and families navigate the complexities of financial planning with confidence.

With a background rooted in finance and a passion for empowering others to achieve their financial goals, Batley brings a unique blend of academic knowledge and real-world experience to his clients. His commitment to continuous learning ensures that he stays abreast of the latest trends and developments in the ever-evolving financial landscape.

Batley’s commitment to excellence is exemplified by his achievement of the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation, showcasing his proficiency in the highest standards of financial planning.  His client-centric approach involves understanding each client's unique financial situation and crafting personalized strategies to meet their specific needs.  His dedication to ethical and transparent financial practices has garnered trust among his firm’s client base spanning 26 states.

Batley is actively involved in community initiatives related to financial literacy and education. He believes in giving back and strives to make a positive impact by sharing his expertise with individuals seeking to enhance their financial literacy.

Outside of the workplace, his leadership is reflected in his role on the boards of Connect Child & Family Services, The SoThat Project and the National Down Syndrome Congress. He believes in making a positive impact beyond the financial realm and actively contributes to causes that align with his values.

His true pride and joy come from his family.  He shares his life with his wife, Chaka Batley, MD, who adds a dynamic dimension to their household as a dedicated health care professional.  Together, they are proud parents to six children, fostering an environment that balances the demands of a successful career with the joys of a thriving family life. 

Batley holds a Master of Science from Kansas State University in financial planning, coupled with a financial therapy certificate.