President/CEO Kitchens Kelley Gaynes, P.C., Managing Partner

A talented, effective, and well-versed advisor and counselor to business owners and their companies.

Joel S. Arogeti has over 33 years of experience in business law and is a talented and effective advisor and counselor to business owners and their companies. Joel joined Kitchens Kelley Gaynes, P.C. as a shareholder, and his practice concentrates in the areas of business law and estate planning, where he also serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Joel was a founding director of Private Bank of Buckhead’s Board, chairing its Audit and Executive Committees and serving on the bank’s Loan and ALCO Committees. In conjunction with the closing of the bank’s merger with National Bank of Commerce, Joel was appointed to the Boards of Directors of both NCC and NBC. An undergraduate of George Washington University, he worked for Congressman Elliott H. Levitas both in Washington, D.C., and Decatur, Georgia. After graduating from Emory University’s School of Law, Joel worked as an enforcement attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) in Miami, Florida and in the private practice of law firm Dickstein Shapiro & Morin law firm in Washington D.C. and Frankel Hardwick, Tanenbaum & Fink, P.C. In addition to his active business law and estate planning practice, Joel is sought out to serve as a FINRA arbitrator of securities disputes and on behalf of S.E.C. Joel is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Atlanta Estate Planning Council. Joel has extensive contacts in the community, and he is widely recognized for his leadership strengths. Joel’s community involvement includes participating in Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2008. Joel currently serves as Chair of the Board of The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta and Board member of The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. Joel also chaired the Board of Directors Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless and has served as Past President and Board Member of Congregation Or VeShalom, a Board member of The Epstein School, The Louis Kahn Group Home, the Atlanta Chapter of the American Jewish Committee and Hillels of Georgia.