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Joe Teeling

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PRESIDENT, 

BLACKBIRD FUND MANAGEMENT


Joe Teeling, President of Blackbird Fund Management, has been in the insurance and financial services industry for over 38 years. He most recently served as the Chairman and CEO of Bearence Management Group, which he co-founded and grew to a top 200 US insurance broker. Prior to starting Bearence, Joe was Vice Chairman of the US Benefits division within Marsh & McLennan, a multi-national insurance broker, where he was responsible for all national sales, operations, and distribution of products and services.


Outside of his professional career, Joe has founded and actively serves on many local boards and Catholic organizations. He is the co-founder and current Board President for Iowa Catholic Radio, co-founder of the Legatus Des Moines Chapter, former board member for the Mercy Foundation, and current member of the St. Augustin Foundation Finance Council, Knights of Columbus, Knights of Holy Sepulchre, and the Serra Club.

"Blackbird Values Fund allows a for-profit model to operate in a benevolent and impactful way by having all parties work for less to enhance the common good."

Formed through family and friendships, Blackbird is a real estate development company based out of Des Moines, Iowa with just over $1 billion in development. Inspired by the example of St. Kevin, Blackbird Investments looks to provide shelter and security, especially for the vulnerable.

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