Thomas A. Manno, Jr., CFP® | Independent Insurance Broker
Insurance licensed in Illinois (Life, Health, Disability, Long-Term Care) Since 2003
Property & Casualty (Auto and Home, Commercial) licensed since December 2009
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® Certificant, 2017
B.S. ’04, Financial Counseling & Planning – Purdue University, West Lafayette
Originally of Westchester, IL
Resident of Downers Grove, IL since 2005
I enjoy photography, playing guitar, going to see live music, fishing, kayaking, backpacking, and home brewing beer. I also enjoy traveling, especially to Osterhout Lake in Grand Junction, MI and Jupiter, FL to visit relatives. In October 2017, I married the love of my life, Becky, and look forward to our future together!
Accomplishments & Non-Profit Work
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® – Successfully passed the CFP® exam July 2017
Naperville Jaycees Internal Vice President – FY2016
Naperville Jaycees External Vice President – FY2015
Naperville Jaycee of the Year Award Recipient – 2016 Fiscal Year
Outstanding Jaycee of the Year – 2014 – Northeast IL Region
IANU David Award Recipient, 2011, Finance Category
IANU St. Anthony #13 – Trustee, FY2012-2013
Naperville Jaycees’ Last Fling Festival – Executive Board member, 2009, 2010, 2011
St. Baldrick’s Foundation – 8x Shavee (2009-2016)
Naperville Jaycees Treasurer – FY2010
Naperville Jaycees Rookie of the Month – October 2007
MetLife Super Starter Award – 2004
Affiliations & Activities
The Naperville Jaycees is a chapter of the US Junior Chamber of Commerce. I served on the board in multiple capacities over the last 10+ years. One of our biggest events is the Naperville Last Fling, a family festival that is held each year over Labor Day Weekend.
St. Baldrick’s Foundation
As of 2018, I have shaved my head 8 times and have personally raised over $13,000 for children’s cancer research while participating in various St. Baldrick’s Foundation events. Our team, The Bald News Bears, has collectively raised well over $50,000 since 2011.
Purdue Club of Chicago
The Purdue Club of Chicago is one of the oldest and largest of Purdue University’s Alumni Clubs. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Purdue presence in the Chicago metropolitan area. Many of our efforts focus on promoting Purdue University and supporting the 21,000 alumni that live in Chicagoland.
Alpha Tau Omega National Fraternity – Gamma Omicron Chapter (Purdue University)
Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) was the first fraternity founded after the Civil War in 1865, striving to heal the wounds created by the devastating war and help reunite the North and South, and was also the first fraternity founded as a national fraternity. Some of my best friends are ATOs, and I am very thankful to be a part of such a great organization.
St. Anthony Lodge Chapter #13 – Italo American National Union
The St. Anthony Lodge is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1985 as a local chapter in Norridge, IL under the auspices of its parent organization, the Italian-American National Union Foundation (IANU).