Joe Daigle, CFEI

CEO and Investment Analyst

Since joining Mallard in 2016, Joe has spearheaded major strategy and technology shifts and serves on the Investment Committee and as our lead Investment Analyst. In 2020, the Board of Directors elected Joe as our first Chief Executive Officer.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Management Information Systems from the University of Delaware. He is also an alumnus of programs at Cornell University, Harvard University, and the University of Oxford. His past professional experience includes financial advising, private banking client services, and business management and analysis.

Active in the community, Joe has served on several local and national Nonprofit Boards, including Barbara Gittings Delaware Stonewall Democrats, Preservation Delaware, Newark Arts Alliance, and as a National Campaign Board Member for the Victory Fund.

A proud University of Delaware Blue Hen, Joe served three years as a Drum Major for the Fightin’ Blue Hens Marching Band, and continues to work with this passion by teaching across the country every summer at a youth leadership seminar. Raised in Elkton, Maryland, Joe lives in North Wilmington. He is an active member of the Arden Club, Delaware Nature Society, Delaware Center for Horticulture, and Claymont affiliated organizations. He enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, and connecting with family, friends, and neighbors.