Joe Senko’s experience spans more than 40 years as a Certified Public Accountant, Financial Planner, and Director of corporate, municipal, and nonprofit boards.
That experience enabled him to collect more than $75,000 in delinquent real estate taxes during his first term as Mt. Lebanon Treasurer. It is that same spirit he plans to bring back to the office of treasurer, in an effort to continue making the office more efficient and more fiscally responsible.
Joe Senko earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Duquesne University and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from Robert Morris University. His career spans more than 40 years working with corporations, municipalities, and nonprofits throughout the region. In all, he has served on the boards of 27 non-profit groups, of which he was president for 12 of them.
Joe and his wife, Albina, have lived in Mt. Lebanon for more than 40 years, and all six of their children graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School. They also all have degrees from local colleges including Duquesne, Pitt, Chatham, and Carnegie Mellon.
Joe is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and the District of Columbia. He is also a Certified Financial Planner and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He was been a tax law specialist for the Internal Revenue Service and Adjunct Professor of income taxes at Duquesne, and a board member of various nonprofit and civic associations, including:
- Mt. Lebanon Library Trustee
- Mt. Lebanon Parking Authority Member
- St. Bernard Church Finance Committee
- Duquesne University Accounting Advisory Board
- Slovak Honorary Consul for PA
- Western PA Slovak Cultural Association (Executive Director)
- Brother’s Brother Foundation (Treasurer)
- Children’s Festival Chorus (Treasurer)
In his work, Joe has received several awards for exemplary service including the Presidential Medal from the Government of Slovakia (2013), the Distinguishes Service Award from the Pittsburgh Chapter of PICPA, and the PA Accounting Advocate of the Year from the US Small Business Association.
Joe is not a believer in the philosophy “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” He believes if there is a better way to do something – you do it! Keep Joe in office as Mt. Lebanon Treasurer and help him to continue making the office more efficient and more fiscally responsible.