John Quello transitioned to Loft Advisors, a divison of First Dakota National Bank, in November 2013 and provides securities through the full service investment firm of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. He is a well-seasoned Financial Advisor and has over 39 years of experience. John's goal is to help his clients build a better financial future with life planning and investment advice. He loves working in partnership with his son, Nathan, and they have worked together for over 18 years. John's favorite area of expertise is helping clients plan their transition of assets to family and charity.
John is a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, and Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN. He served ELCA parishes in Minneapolis and Rochester, MN, for 10 years before transitioning into the financial service industry in 1979. John was a founding member of Luther seminary's foundation and has served a combined 22 years on the Board of Regents for Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD, and Concordia College. He is active in various Sioux Falls community activities and has served for 33 years as the President of the Sheldon Reese Foundation.
John and his wife, Eileen, are past award recipients of the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation "Friends of the Foundation", which is awarded to one person or one couple annually. John and Eileen love to travel. They have visited all 50 states, more than 50 countries, and are still counting! Antartica is the only missing continent from their travels and it is NOT on their bucket list. For their 40th anniversary, John and Eileen enjoyed a 40 day "around-the-world" tour. The Quellos enjoy family time at their lake home in Minnesota. Five granddaughters and one grandson have added great joy to their lives. In 2017, John and Eileen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
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