(Reno, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Don Gimbel, portfolio manager for Geneva Advisors, LLC to the Board of Directors.
Gimbel has more than 45 years of experience working in financial strategy, global assets, and investment management. Gimbel began his career at Loeb Rhoades & Co. and was the first U.S. stockbroker to specialize in developing clientele in Australia and New Zealand. Throughout his extensive career history, Gimbel has managed high net worth and global pension accounts, and marketing global products including equities, fixed incomes, and balanced portfolios.
In 2000, Gimbel combined his global assessment management company to add global investing to the money managing company, Carret Asset Management, and served as their senior managing director until 2013. Since then, Gimbel has been the portfolio manager for global strategy at Geneva Advisors, LLC, and has built research and marketing teams for their global fund products.
“I am honored to serve on the board of a thriving national nonprofit,” said Gimbel. “I have been involved and interested in child welfare for many years, and am dedicated to the time and commitment to improve the lives of families and children who seek justice. The NCJFCJ continues to make tremendous progress because of the diversity of our membership.”
“It is imperative that our Board of Directors reflect diverse backgrounds of community leaders who have involvement in child welfare and juvenile justice,” said Judge Anthony (Tony) Capizzi, NCJFCJ president. “Don embodies the spirit of community, and we are excited about the expertise he provides.”
Gimbel’s experience extends to community outreach and philanthropic efforts. He served as director and vice chairman for the National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association for seven years. Gimbel is currently a board member for the Shane Lalani Center of the Arts, treasurer of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, and a member of various economic development organizations in Livingston, Mont. He also attended the Foreign Service School at Georgetown University.
“The NCJFCJ is thrilled to have a national and global financial leader like Don Gimbel on the Board of Directors,” said Joey Orduna Hastings, CEO of NCJFCJ. “We are privileged to work collaboratively with Don, and be a more effective organization together.”
Founded in 1937, the Reno, Nev.-based National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, is the nation’s oldest judicial membership organization and focused on improving the effectiveness of our nation’s juvenile and family courts. A leader in continuing education opportunities, research, and policy development in the field of juvenile and family justice, the 2,000-member organization is unique in providing practice-based resources to jurisdictions and communities nationwide.