Brent Brodeski has an ambitious acquisition plan for his $5 billion RIA, but the CEO of Savant Capital Management says there's one fear that gives him pause: “The risk of acquiring somebody who doesn’t drink our Kool-Aid.”

In this rapid-fire round of questions and answers with Financial Planning, Brodeski discusses the biggest mistakes buyers and sellers make, what could derail the red-hot M&A market for RIAs and why O'Hare International Airport is so important to his firm's strategy.