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We invite you to check in each month and get to know our business and the people  that lead Williams, Crow Mask.

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

This winter brought severe cold weather to the midwestern and northeastern US with record-breaking temperatures and even tragically, lost lives. Thankfully our temperatures did not fall that low and we didn’t experience the gridlock of a frozen city. We did, however,...

Marketwatch – February 2019

Marketwatch – February 2019

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished January +6.77 the Dow was +6.84% for the month and the NASDAQ finished the month +7.76% according to the Wall Street Journal. We believe there were several factors driving the markets rebound in January. Not the least of which...

What Worries Us Now

What Worries Us Now

In their simplest form, investment markets provide a forum for capital seekers and givers to exchange monies today for the hope or promise of the later return of initial capital plus financial compensation for both risk and the time value of money. Asset prices,...

2019 is here!

2019 is here!

As we ring the New Year, gurus from Wall Street begin to offer prognostications for 2019. In reality we understand that their best guess is just that, a guess. However, we acknowledge two things; first, their guess is an informed and educated guess and secondly, it...

Marketwatch – January 2019

Marketwatch – January 2019

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished December -9.90% bringing the year-to-date return to -6.20%. The Dow was -9.70% for the month bringing its year-to-date return to -5.60%. The NASDAQ finished the month -13.08% and year-to-date -3.90%, according to the Wall...

Marketwatch – December 2018

Marketwatch – December 2018

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished November +2.89% bringing the year-to-date return to +3.24%. The Dow was +2.67% for the month bringing it to positive territory year-to-date at +3.31%. The NASDAQ finished the month +2.36% and year-to-date +6.19%, according to...

Marketwatch – November 2018

Marketwatch – November 2018

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished October -6.97% bringing the year-to-date return to +1.43%. The Dow was -5.07% for the month bringing it to positive territory year-to-date at +1.60%. The NASDAQ finished the month -9.20% and year-to-date +5.83%, according to...

Marketwatch – October 2018

Marketwatch – October 2018

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished September +0.57% bringing the year-to-date return to +8.99%. The Dow was +1.51% for the month bringing it to positive territory year-to-date at +7.04%. The bright spot in the markets is the NASDAQ which finished the month...

Marketwatch – September 2018

Marketwatch – September 2018

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished August +3.03% bringing the year-to-date return to +8.50%. The Dow was +2.16% for the month bringing it to positive territory year-to-date at +5.10%. The bright spot in the markets is the NASDAQ which finished the month +5.71%...

Marketwatch – August 2018

Marketwatch – August 2018

The Markets - The S&P 500 index finished July +2.94% bringing the year-to-date return to +5.19%. The Dow was +3.78% for the month bringing it to positive territory year-to-date at +2.13%. The bright spot in the markets is the NASDAQ which finished the month +1.96% and...

Treat People Like Family

As a family-owned business, the team at Williams Crow Mask is not only committed to treating each other like family but every single person that interacts with our company. From clients to organizations we volunteer with, showing respect and kindness is our number one goal every day.

Think Innovatively

When you hire Williams Crow Mask you don't just hire one person, you hire an entire team that will work with you to get the best results for you. Thinking outside of the box to find what will work best is one of the things that makes WCM unique and we're proud of that quality. 

Do the Right Thing

Doing the right thing for our clients, for our employees and for our community is at the heart of what drives our company and is a chief motivator among our staff. As a team, we area always striving to be honest, trustworthy and dependable for everyone we come into contact with.

Work Hard Together

Williams Crow Mask is a team of skilled individuals and we believe that our talents are best utilized when they are combined. You can expect a team of our employees to work with you to help find the best outcome.

Be Responsive with Respect

Putting our clients first is a top priority for the Williams Crow Mask team, but treating everyone with respect and being in regular communication is our bread and butter. Making sure we are available to our clients is crucial to living out our other core values.

Improve Yourself Everyday

The company culture at Williams Crow Mask is designed to foster growth and encourage professional and personal development because we truly believe that we best serve our clients when we are, ourselves growing and improving as individuals and as a team.