Vice President - MN/WI
Wintrust Community Advantage
Joel Starks serves as vice president, overseeing business development for Minnesota, northern Wisconsin, and Ohio. He has nearly 24 years of banking, sales, marketing, technology, and property management experience, as well as 12 years of experience managing enterprise software and hardware implementation.
Named a Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA) by the National Board of Certification for Community Associations Managers, Joel has mastered the fundamental knowledge to manage condominium, cooperative, and homeowners associations.
Joel has worked in real estate property management since 2005, co-founding, and later selling, a professional management company. During his career, he has built strong relationships with management companies throughout the Midwest as a director of sales for Sperlonga Data and Analytics and a homeowners association banker at Pacific Premier Bank.
Joel is affiliated with the Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Ohio chapters of the Community Associations Institute, and serves on the boards of several nonprofits, providing his expertise on technology acquisition, installation, and implementation, as well as financial fundraising efforts for capital improvements and property enhancements.