Joe Lahti serves as Chairman for AFAM Capital and has been associated with AFAM Capital since 2002. Joe is also a member of the AFAM Executive Committee which oversees day-to-day Company operations.
Joe is a Minneapolis native and leader in numerous Minnesota business and community organizations. As principal of JL Holdings since 1989, Joe has provided funding and management leadership to dozens of companies. From 1993 to 2002, Joe held the positions of chief operating officer, president, chief executive officer and chairman at Shuffle Master, Inc. Shuffle Master was consistently ranked as one of the country’s top small publicly owned companies by Forbes and Fortune magazines.
Throughout his career, Joe has served on the Board of Directors of five publicly traded companies. Joe graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelors degree in Economics.