Jeff Severin, is the CEO and founder of Severin Investments LLC, a private portfolio management firm founded in 2013. Jeff has over 25 years of investment experience both as a portfolio manager and investment strategist, making him uniquely qualified to lead the Investment Committee.
Jeff started his career in 1991 at John Hancock Financial Services. In 1999, he moved into portfolio management as Vice President of Investments at UBS-PaineWebber and shortly after, in 2003 he joined Wachovia Securities. At Wachovia Securities Jeff sat on the PIM platform where he managed 6 strategies of stocks, bonds and ETFS. Jeff then went on to form Severin Investments, LLC in 2013 to open our offerings to RIA firms and BD firms.
Both art and entrepreneurship are evident in Jeff’s family tree. His father, Russ Severin was one of the pioneers of television in St. Louis, MO. Jeff’s grandfather, John Pistone, had one of the first Chrysler dealerships in Illinois. Jeff’s daughter is attending Law school at Washington University and his dog, Rock is excellent company at home for him and his wife Linda.
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Tess graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Alabama in 2016 where she studied Finance and Sales. In school she was actively involved in the professional business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi.
As Vice President of Operations of Severin Investments, Tess sits on the firm's Investment Committee. Her responsibilities include compliance, marketing, sales staff management, and other firm operations. Tess works with clients as an advisor as well and has her Series 65 license. She will be working part-time in fall of 2019 as she attends Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.
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Linda holds a BS in Business Management. Her responsibilities included Human Resources and Accounting. Linda has worked in the financial industry since 1998 in a supporting role with Marketing and Event Planning for seminars. She is an active member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Mid-American Chapter. She enjoys walking, travelling and watching Tennis and Hockey.
Born and raised in St. Louis, David went to Chaminade College Preparatory. Soccer led David to Missouri State to finish where he continued his athletics and graduated with a degree in accounting in 2018. David started at Severin Investments in February of 2019. David currently holds his series 65 license. David have two siblings an older brother Kevin and a sister Jessica. In his spare time he enjoys watching sports, working out, and the outdoors.
Curtis Shillingsford received two degrees in finance and economics and graduated with cum laude honors from DePaul University. Right out of college, Curtis began working as a compliance analyst at Wells Fargo. He later transitioned to a role as a financial advisor where he obtained both his series 7 and 66 licenses and got on at Wells Fargo Advisors. Curtis then came to Severin Investments when an opening came up because this is the career path he has always wanted to be on.
Curtis has one brother, Kevin, and one sister, Megan and is the middle child of the two. He played soccer his entire life including at DePaul University.
Kevin grew up in the Metro-East community of Troy, Illinois where he attended Triad High School. He graduated from the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa and earned a degree in Finance. While at Iowa, he played baseball and football where he received Academic-All Big Ten honors.
He has worked in the financial industry since the beginning of 2013 and holds a Series 65 license. As Business Development Manager with Severin Investments, he works with clients to achieve investment goals for their future. In his free time, he enjoys traveling the world, playing golf and watching the St. Louis Cardinals.
J. Matthew Meyer, a native of Saint Louis, received his Bachelor of Science in Science and Mathematics from the University of South Carolina and received his CLU and ChFC professional designations from The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. From 1982 through 2001, Matt represented Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company, and MML Investor Services, Inc. From 2001 through 2007, Matt represented the retail brokerage industry. In 2007 through now, Matt represents LPL Financial LLC. He is also an Investment Advisor Representative with Severin Investments, Inc. Matt has held his insurance license(s) since 1982 and currently holds his series 6, 7, 24, 63 and security registrations with LPL Financial. His series 65 license is held with Severin Investments, Inc.
Pintip joined Severin Investments in 2017. She has worked in the financial industry since 1999. With Severin Investments, Pintip oversees all internal operations of the firm; she issues client checks, coordinates appointments, and manages the logistics of the office.
Pintip brings an extensive background with the operational side of the industry to our firm. She began her career at AG Edwards and Sons and then Stifel Nicolaus where she performed many duties within the operations departments.
Pintip enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric and children. Much of Pintip’s down-time is spent at sporting events for one or more of her children. Pintip enjoys cooking, trying new recipes, and spending time with friends.