Chad Tuneberg was born and raised in Rockford and is a graduate of Guilford High School. He holds a B.S. in Marketing and an MBA (Finance concentration) from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale College of Business, and a Certificate in Behavioral Finance from Duke University Fuqua School of Business. Chad lived for 20 years in Chicago while working for a regional and international bank before founding Tuneberg Asset Management, an investment advisory firm. He has worked on multiple financial, economic, and bond research projects for the Office of Economic and Regional Development, Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, and the Illinois Finance Authority. He is regularly consulted on matters related to the investment industry and is a frequent participant in investment related research studies.
Chad has helped youth literacy through the “Rockford Reads” program, coached youth flag football, helped in umpire duties for little league baseball, and has served on boards such as the Swedish Historical Society, Rockford Christian Booster Club, and the Rock River Development Partnership Board. He is a NAUI certified scuba diver, a railroad enthusiast, and enjoys cross-country skiing, biking, riding his Harley Davidson, and attending his kid’s sporting events.
Chad and his wife Leah have two children, Mats and Melaina. They attend Redeemer Church and reside in Rockford’s historic Churchill’s Grove Neighborhood.