Born and raised in Israel, Amit Sela immigrated to the United States in the 1970s. He began a career in the construction industry in Minnesota and worked for renovation contractors and home builders. The knowledge and skills he gained from these experiences led to the establishment of an entrepreneurship in the roofing industry.
After many successful years as head of a company, Sela established a property investment and apartment management firm. Sela Investments, LLP, is focused on the discovery and maintenance of high quality residences throughout the Minneapolis and St. Paul communities. Mr. Sela and his team search for real estate that meets high standards for location and aesthetics.
He continues to look for promising real estate opportunities and remains committed to community involvement in the Twin Cities area. He engages in philanthropic and civic causes, and assists individuals less fortunate with the basic life necessities of food, clothing, and shelter through The Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity.
Mr. Sela also supports organizations that are involved with research of diseases, such as the Lupus Foundation, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the March of Dimes, and the American Cancer Society. He places great importance on his religious beliefs and donates to causes such as the Jewish Foundation, the Minneapolis Jewish Day School, the Jewish National Fund, and the Hillel House.
Outside of his professional and charitable endeavors, Amit Sela is a devoted family man and proud citizen of the United States. Married with three children, he remains active in community and family activities in Minnetonka, Minnesota. He enjoys gardening, landscaping, boating, and spending time with family, friends, and neighbors.