Jake Welch is a Partner of ValueAct Capital, a San Francisco-based investment company that handles and manages the finances of it's institutional and individual investors. As a privately owned hedge fund sponsor, ValueAct Capital specializes in public equity and hedging markets.
Jake graduated from Harvard University, cum laude, in 2006 with a degree in Economics. He also completed all programs of study to earn his CFA charterholder, a professional credential given by the CFA Institute for professional financial and investment individuals. In addition to working with ValueAct Capital, Jake Welch is also a director of Armstrong Flooring, Inc. as a member of the Compensation and Finance Committees.
Prior to working with ValueAct Capital, Jake Welch gained invaluable experience as a Private Equity Analyst for the Blackstone Group in New York City. Blackstone is the largest alternative investment firm in the world, specializing in private equity and hedge fund investment strategies.
When Jake is not working, he is a family man, passionate about traveling and experiencing the outdoor lifestyle. He is also an avid tennis player. Jake and his wife are philanthropic individuals who share a passion for helping and contributing to causes local to them in San Francisco.
To learn more about Jake Welch of ValueAct or to read his blog, visit his website at JakeWelch.co
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