Justin Sheperd was elected as Village Trustee in April 2021 and previously served on the Plan Commission. Justin currently serves as the Chair of the Public Safety Committee and serves on the Finance and Administration Committees.
Justin has been a Wilmette resident for over 15 years and, along with his wife, has two sons who attend the Wilmette public schools. Justin graduated from Miami University and received an M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Justin is a CFA charterholder and spent 20 years with a Chicago-based investment firm, ultimately as the Chief Investment Officer and a Managing Partner.
Justin has been an active member of the community. Among other things, Justin served as the Chairman of the Board for the Cancer Wellness Center in Northbrook and volunteers with the Economic Advisory Council as a lecturer on financial literacy in Chicago Schools.
Trustee Sheperd’s current term expires in May of 2025.