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About Richard Rinaolo
With experience in commercial real estate development, home construction, and university-level teaching, Richard Rinaolo has received recognition and numerous awards for his work across a diverse professional portfolio. Educated at the University of Chicago, Richard Rinaolo began his career as an instructor in Ancient Greek and Latin for the University before challenging the incumbent as candidate for the 10th Congressional District of Illinois in the United States House of Representatives. Mr. Rinaolo earned 37% of the vote and raised over $150,000 for his campaign.
In 2001, Richard Rinaolo became the President of Smithfield Companies, a residential design firm in the Lake Forest suburbs of Chicago. During his six years with the company, he grew revenue from $1.5 million to over $7 million. While still with Smithfield, he became a Managing Partner with Questar Equity, a commercial real estate company also headquartered in Lake Forest. Mr. Rinaolo helped Questar develop over $45 million worth of real estate assets and leased over 85,000 square feet of commercial property. In 2008, Richard Rinaolo founded IT Staff ASAP, an online technology recruitment and placement firm, which was later sold to a larger rival. Today, Mr. Rinaolo focuses his efforts solely on NSVP Venture Fund, for which he is a Managing Partner. The venture capital fund focuses on business-to-consumer opportunities, helping companies develop strategies and plans for continued growth.
In his free time, Richard Rinaolo enjoys hunting, painting, drawing, listening to opera, and traveling to the circus. He is a member of the Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society, the National Rifle Association, and the Circus Fans Association of America. Mr. Rinaolo supports the Art Institute of Chicago, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums.
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