Apr 27, 2022
Ted Weschler is one of Berkshire Hathaway's top two investment managers. He got started at W. R. Grace and Company as a Junior Financial Analyst before helping start the private equity firm Quad-C Management, where he was a partner for 10 years. In 1999, Ted went out on his own founding Peninsula Capital Advisors, which was a hedge fund he launched in 2000 above a bookstore in a Charlottesville mall. He joined Berkshire Hathaway in 2011. Ted lives in Charlottesville with his wife, Sheila, and two daughters.
For most people, meeting your hero — the person who has inspired you for a long time — is a great thing. But getting the chance to have lunch with them and pick their brain? That’s a game-changer.
When Ted Weschler made a donation to Warren Buffett's charity, he didn't expect to win a bid and get a chance to have lunch with him. But that’s exactly what happened. And after their second meeting, Warren asked Ted to work at his company. Ted grabbed the opportunity and has since been working at Berkshire Hathaway.
In this episode of the I Am Home podcast, co-hosts Tyler Wisecup, Hilary Woltemath, Becca Sudbeck, and Amy Myers interview Ted Weschler, an Investment Manager at Berkshire Hathaway. They talk about Ted's experience working at Berkshire Hathaway, how he met Warren Buffett, how he makes investment decisions, and his thoughts on what makes a house feel like home. Stay tuned.