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Alexi Giannoulias Engaged To Girlfriend: Report




    Alexi Giannoulias is reportedly getting married and wedding plans are underway.

    Giannoulias, 37, recently got engaged to 26-year-old Josephine “Jo” Terlato, Crain's Chicago Business reports.

    Quinn Introduces Giannoulias as ICCB Chairman

    [CHI] Quinn Introduces Giannoulias as ICCB Chairman
    Alexi Giannoulias is Gov. Pat Quinn's choice for Illinois Community College Board chairman. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011)

    The former state treasurer confirmed the engagement to Crain's but didn't elaborate on a wedding date or location.

    Crain's reports the two have been dating for "well over a year" and share a love of wine and philanthropy. The marriage is the first for both.

    Kirk: I Like Alexi, Personally

    [CHI] Kirk:   I Like Alexi, Personally
    Senator-elect Mark Kirk talks about his conciliatory beer offering with former opponent Alexi Giannoulias. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010)

    Giannoulias lost to Mark Kirk for President Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat in 2010.

    Terlato, Crain's reports, is a sales rep at her family's wine and spirits company.