Our Team

Richard S. Babjak has a Master’s Degree in marketing and Finance from Wayne State University and holds the professional designations of Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Fund Specialist and Registered Financial Consultant. Richard has been in the financial services industry since 1990.
Richard is the author of Educated Investing, available through Palisade Press and was recently named a FIVE STAR Wealth Manager sm

Dennis Ryan  is a licensed Illinois attorney and investment advisor representative with World Equity Group, Inc., member FINRA and SIPC.  He advises clients on all aspects of their financial portfolios including investment asset allocation and risk management, cash flow management, retirement income planning, business planning, college planning, insurance needs and estate planning.  Denny received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame, law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law and completed his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of California/Berkeley.   Prior to joining World Equity Group, he worked as General Counsel for a financial consulting firm and in private legal practice.  Active in the local community, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Lake County Haven.  Denny and his wife, Kelly, live in Libertyville and they are the proud parents of Emma, Annie, John and Jake.  His interests include reading, coaching his children in sports, fitness and an occasional round of golf.


Todd Rollins is a CFP® who studied at the University of Wisconsin –Whitewater, earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an emphasis in Finance. He began working with an independent broker/dealer, World Equity Group, back in 2007.  Since then, he has taught numerous classes through various colleges and park districts. While at World Equity Group, he also studied for two years to become a Certified Financial PlannerTM.  Throughout his studies, he learned the importance of having an overall financial plan.  Working with World Equity Group has given him the opportunity to develop and teach the importance of having a risk management strategy when it comes to your investments.  The 2000’s have been an extremely volatile market with a lot of uncertainties. There is no way to predict the future, but Todd Rollins knows that it is important to maintain flexibility and to be able to adapt to the challenges that we might encounter in our financial decisions.