Expertise & Integrity

Cliff Demarest

Managing Principal

 Cliff founded Consilium Wealth Advisory to deliver objective, experienced advice to a select few clients who desire concierge wealth advisory management.  He is experienced in asset and manager selection, portfolio management, stock management, financial planning, trust & estate design, credit and banking, and family wealth stewardship.

Cliff also developed Embark, a career and success guide for young people in collaboration with Stanford University’s Design Your Life program.


  • Past head of Family Wealth Advisory - Northern Trust

  • Past Chief Investment Officer - Northern Trust

  • Past Institutional Investment Manager - Provident Investment Counsel

  • Certified Personal Wealth Advisor® (CPWA)

Non-Profit Work

  • Founding Board Member - Foundation Outreach International

  • Past Board Member - Dallas Opera and Dallas Children’s Theatre


  • MBA - University of Southern California

Enjoys family travel, biking, volleyball, and non-profit work.

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