Community Involvement

Grant & his wife Betsy enjoy giving their time and money to various charitable organizations.  They support local organizations such as Incubatoredu, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) and the local youth and college baseball teams.  Betsy is also a frequent volunteer at Good Shephard Hospital.  They both are active supporters of University of Nebraska-Lincoln where they both graduated.

Grant enjoys networking and is involved with both the Lake Zurich and GLMV Chamber of Commerce, and Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries (MBBI) , an association comprised of various business professionals who collaborate to ensure the highest standards, ethics and efficiency when buying, funding and selling small and medium-sized businesses

Recent Events

Grant and Betsy are members of Ivanhoe Country Club which recently hosted the PGA Tour/Rust-Oleum Championship.  As members, Grant and Betsy showed their support with a sponsorship to contribute to the success of an event that supports several local charitable organizations.  Grant celebrated the success of the event by sharing a seat in the Big Chair with the President of Rust-Oleum. 


Alex's Lemonade Stand

Grant Gier and Northwestern Mutual are committed to engaging and giving back to national foundations and to local communities. A cause that is close to heart of Northwestern Mutual is the fight against childhood cancer. Through the company's national partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, we are able to improve the lives of children and families fighting cancer at a national and at a local level.


Grant and Betsy Gier along with a few clients attended Lemon: Chicago--an exclusive culinary event benefiting Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. The event was held at the Art Institute of Chicago and brought together 26 renowned chefs from across the country. Over $300,000 was raised for pediatric cancer research. 

Grant D Gier, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®

Business & Estate Planning Specialist


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