Graduated from Northern Illinois University.
Donald started his career with Old Second National Bank in Aurora, IL as Portfolio Manager and Equity Issue Analyst, and later accepted a position as Head of Trust Department at Farmers and Mechanics Bank.
Employed from 1983 – 2003, Don was with the First National Bank of Danville where he was hired as head of the Trust Department and Chief Investment Officer. Don was responsible for the management of charitable endowments, trust portfolios and individual portfolios totaling over $100,000,000.
While there, he established and managed two equity funds and a tax-exempt bond fund, and also managed the taxable bond fund.
Co-founder and President, McLaughlin Asset Management, Inc. in 2003.
Donald A. McLaughlin has over 30 years of experience as an equity and fixed income portfolio manager. In addition, Don has an extensive background in trust administration and with the administration and investment management for charitable organizations and foundations.
McLaughlin Asset Management, Inc. is an independent, fee-only registered investment advisor firm (RIA). The idea of providing a truly service oriented investment firm was the premise behind the start-up of this unique business.
Don enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, two children and four grandchildren. Don also enjoys volunteering with several charitable organizations.