Paul ValentiniSenior Vice President
Started my career as an actuary and took the first job I was offered…and the rest is history.
Loving wife and three wonderful kids.
Strangest job ever:
Sifting through boxes of freeze-dried files for a bond company after a major flood in 1987.
What have you done that nobody would guess you'd done, just looking at you:
Started at point guard for my high school basketball team.
If I were a tree:
I'd be a white pine because they remind me of the cabin.
The Godfather and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
Top three things on your bucket list:
Play a round of golf at Augusta National, become fluent in Italian, and live to see the Vikings win the Super Bowl!
Favorite thing to do:
Watch my kids play sports.
When I retire:
I’m going to play a lot of golf, relax at the cabin, and spoil as many grandkids as I’m blessed to have.
Sports – Dan Marino; Life – My Mother.
College of St. Scholastica – mathematics major; economics minor.
How does your college work apply to your work today:
Analytical strengths learned as a math major translate into one of my strengths as a broker.
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If I were a dog:
Fondest memory growing up:
As the youngest of eight children, my fondest memories are spending the holidays with all my brothers and sisters at our family restaurant. Most people eat to live; Italians live to eat!