Jeff Severin, is the CEO & founder of Severin Investments LLC, a private portfolio management firm founded in 2013. He has over 27 years of investment experience both as a portfolio manager and investment strategist.
In 1991, Jeff started his financial career at John Hancock Financial Services. In 1999, he moved into portfolio management as Vice President of Investments at UBS-PaineWebber and 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 formed Severin Investments, LLC in 2013.
Both art and entrepreneurship influence Jeff's life because his father, Russ Severin, pioneered television in St. Louis, MO by becoming Channel 5 KSD-TV's first program director and creating the tv show "To The Ladies." Jeff’s grandfather, John Pistone, owned 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 2020 as she attends Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.
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Emily is the Office Manager for Severin Investments. She earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology at Truman State University with minors in Music and Business Administration and her MBA in Management at Lindenwood University in March of 2021.
Emily gained a lot of experience supporting high net worth clients at Wells Fargo Advisors since 2018 and started with Severin Investments in September of 2021. She has a passion for organizational efficiency and considers collaboration to be key to business success with clients, colleagues, and partners.
Emily is close with her family, and loves spoiling her two cats, Bailey, and Chloe! In addition, she enjoys painting and reading in her spare time.
Linda holds a BS in Business Management. Her responsibilities include Human Resources and Accounting. She 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 and she enjoys walking, traveling, and watching tennis.
Justin Miller is the Vice President of Business Development for Severin Investments. Justin’s father proudly served in the military, allowing him to live in 20 different states growing up. He spent most of his teenage years in Colorado, where he received his undergraduate from Colorado State University.
Justin started his Wealth Management career as a broker in 2013 and has worked as an Investment Advisor since 2016. He has grown to love the industry and helping clients reach their long-term financial goals. Justin is currently studying for his CFP, intending to acquire his CFA beyond that.
He loves the outdoors and looks for any reason to go camping, hiking, or fishing. He has a Bernese Mt dog named Luna and plans to marry his fiancé in a month.
Justin is an excellent addition to the team and looks forward to helping our clients achieve their goals
Ron Tejayan – Portfolio Analyst
Ron Tejayan is an MBA (in finance) graduate from Saint Louis University and a CFA Level I candidate (2021). He has over 10 years of direct experience in capital market investment and his main skillsets are in portfolio management, asset allocation, equity valuation modeling, and technical analysis.
Ron’s professional experience includes his previous role in 2017 as an equity research analyst at Trinity Securities PCL where he assisted senior equity analysts with deep fundamental research on publicly listed companies, and in 2020, Ron served as a portfolio analyst at Enterprise Bank & Trust’s Investment Team where he supported senior portfolio managers with capital market research and portfolio construction.
Currently, Ron oversees investment operations and capital market research for the firm. He reports directly to Jeff Severin, CEO, founder, and portfolio manager of Severin Investments.
During his free time, Ron enjoys reading, biking, golfing, and basketball.
Austin graduated with his undergrad from the University of Missouri in 2020 where he studied Financial Planning. While in school he was active in an Investment Group and the Financial Planning Association.
Austin has an extensive background in the financial industry, particularly working with clients. He currently holds his Series 7, 63, and 65. His experience includes being a registered representative for a Fortune 500 broker dealer. Austin serves as the Client Specialist Counselor for Severin, and is responsible for building and servicing clients in assisting them achieve their financial goals.
In his free time, Austin is an avid golfer and enjoys playing competitively around the Missouri area.
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, he 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.
Michael Magliari has been practicing law since 1983 with an emphasis in estate planning, probate, trust, and tax law. He is the managing member of Michael E. Magliari, P.C., which was founded in 1999, and is located in Chesterfield, Missouri. The law firm focuses its practice on estate planning, business planning, and trust and probate administration.
Michael is the founding chairmen of the Missouri Bar Association Estate Planning Division (2015-2018) and former chairmen of the Trust and Probate Committee (2014-2016). He is the current chairmen of the Trust Revision Subcommittee (2008-2020).
Michael has been a member of the Missouri Bar since September 17, 1983. In addition, he is a former member of the Ethics Committee of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (1985-1988). He also served on the Missouri Director of Revenue's Estate Tax Advisory Council under Director Quinton Wilson (1998-2002).
Michael has authored and coauthored numerous books and other publication concerning the estate planning process. Some of those include the Missouri Bar Association's Probate Law Resource Guide in 2015. "The Trust Administrating Chapter" in the Missouri Bar Association's Desk Book Series in 2006, including the supplement in 2010 and 2013 title "Estate Planning": The Fundamental Concepts Under Missouri Law" in 2011. Michael supervised comments to the Missouri Uniform Trust Code for the Missouri Bar Association covering the period from 2005-2015 including comments to each new or amended statue (regarding the Qualified Spousal Trust, Trust Protector, Trust Decanting, Income & Principal Act, Irrevocable Trust Amendment, Judicial Trust Amendments, Virtual Representation, and other related statutes).
Jerry is a tax specialist with Accelerated Accounting & Tax Service. He has 29 years of experience offering tax preparation for individuals, businesses, and organizations. He also offers payroll services, tax counseling, full-service bookkeeping, and assistance with setting up corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. Most of Jerry’s clients have been loyal customers for 20+ years and appreciate his approach ability and expertise.
A native to the area, Jerry grew up in Bunker Hill and graduated from Lewis & Clark. When it’s not tax season, Jerry spends his free time with his wife, Jody, and his two daughters. He also loves watching sports, especially the Kansas City Royals.