General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 20, 2004


JOAN M. GIARDINA, CFA, is Senior Vice President at Chesley, Taft & Associates, which she joined in 2002. She has over 30 years' experience in the trust and investment management business, managing balanced portfolios for private clients, trusts and charitable organizations, and employee benefit plans. Her prior experience includes American National Bank and the Chicago Trust Company as a Senior Vice President where she headed the high net worth portfolio management unit for 10 years. She brings a wealth of experience in trust and estate planning matters. Profile
TWST: Would you please give us a brief overview of Chesley, Taft &


Ms. Giardina: Chesley Taft opened its doors four years ago. The

founders, Faris Chesley and Rick Taft, had