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Al Chiaradonna

Albert Chiaradonna

Senior Vice President, SEI Wealth Platform, North America Private Banking

Areas of expertise

  • Industry trends in the worldwide private banking market
  • Business development strategies for wealth management firms

Al Chiaradonna is Senior Vice President, SEI Wealth Platform, North America Private Banking and is responsible for leading the relationship organization for the private banking business. He works closely with current clients to ensure execution of quality service and provide market feedback to the business solution team.

Prior to this role, Al was responsible for the global strategy for the private banking business, as well as developing and delivering market and solution innovations to improve clients’ competitive advantages. Before joining that group, Al served as the Director of Strategy and Innovation for SEI’s Investment Manager Services division. During his tenure there, it became one of SEI’s fastest growing segments, highlighted by the launch of a holistic outsourcing offering that addressed the business model challenges of the independent money manager.

Prior to joining SEI, Al was the CEO of an Internet consulting firm and served in several roles with Andersen Worldwide. As a consultant, his clients included Sallie Mae and Freddie Mac, GMAC, America Online, Vertical Net, PECO Energy, Olin Chemical, Dow Jones, and MBNA.

Al has spoken at numerous industry events on topics relating to wealth management industry dynamics, the evolving competitive landscape, utilizing outsourcing as a strategic business tactic, and transforming business models.

Al serves as an adjunct professor at Villanova University, teaching strategic management for the Executive MBA Program. He also holds advisory roles with the Public Accounting Network Group of Philadelphia, the Executive Business School at Villanova, and sits on several boards.

Al received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Temple University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He also holds a CPA designation.