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Joseph T. Seminetta

Joseph T. Seminetta

Joseph T. Seminetta is president and senior portfolio manager at Premier Asset Management LLC, a Chicago-based investment counseling firm. Seminetta started the company in 2001 with his wife, Denise - who serves as director of research and senior portfolio manager. Joseph Seminetta has had a long career managing money for families and institutions. Previously, he was a senior portfolio manager at The Northern Trust Company from 1999 to 2001. Prior to Northern Trust, he worked in roles including senior portfolio manager and trust investment officer at Harris Trust and Savings Bank. Early in his career, Seminetta worked as a dealer services representative at Kemper Financial Services, Chicago (1984-1986), and then served at Feldman Investment Group and O’Connor & Associates before beginning work as a portfolio manager and trust officer at NBD Trust Co., Evanston in 1990.

He is an alumnus of Northwestern University and Loyola University Chicago. Among his numerous civic and philanthropic affiliations, Seminetta has served as a member of the Board of Education of Kenilworth School District 38 (The Joseph Sears School) and has served on boards of The Joseph Sears School Foundation, Project Exploration and Catholic Charities of Chicago (investment committee member). He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, Conway Farms Country Club, Michigan Shores Club, and The Kenilworth Club. Other affiliations include Project Englewood Charter School (founding family) and Link Unlimited (sponsor and mentor). He formerly served on boards of the Kenilworth Assembly Hall Association, Kenilworth Memorial Day Parade and Kenilworth United Fund.

He lives in Kenilworth, Illinois with his wife Denise. They have three children.