Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Permanent Capital

Joe Shenton


Joe is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Permanent Capital. Prior, he was an original Partner of Summit Trail Advisors by way of Lehman Brothers (then Barclays) and Sanford Bernstein. Joe was co-founder and CEO of software service company JobPlex, which he sold in early 2001, and prior to that was VP of Operations with business services firm EPS Solutions.

Joe is a founding Board Director of Evolution Risk Partners, Advent US, Jet Linx Chicago, Relish Works, Inc. and is an Operating Partner of Shore Capital. Joe also serves as an Advisor to several closely held businesses including Gordon Food Service.

Joe’s civic engagement includes current board service with the Pat Tillman Foundation, Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center, 1871, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (past), the Illinois Institute of Technology (past), and Big Shoulders Foundation (past).