Chairman of the Board
Chris is one of Christopher Weil & Company Inc.'s four Investor-Manager-Advisors as well as the Chairman of the Board. He is also the Chairman of CWC affiliates Storage Managers, Inc. ("SMI") and CWC Asset Advisors, Inc. ("CWCAA"), companies involved in the formation and management of a number of private-equity funds owning various real estate, oil/gas, small business, venture capital and hedge fund assets. He is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative.
Chris entered the securities business in 1963 and formed his own investment firm in 1970. For fifteen years he owned and operated the original CWC and a related real-estate investment company until their sale in 1985 to an affiliate of a New York Stock Exchange-listed company. In 1989, after spending three years with the buyer of the company, he formed The Weil Company (which has used CWC as a dba since 1996) and SMI to provide portfolio management, investment advisory and private equity services. He formed CWCAA in 2000. He has been continuously involved as CEO or Chairman of these businesses since their founding.
Chris is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles and Director of the Patricia & Christopher Weil Family Foundation. He serves on the Audit Committee of the Jacobs Family Foundation/Jacobs Center for Community Innovation and is a trustee of the UCSD Foundation. He has been active on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards for many years. Chris and his wife, Patricia, live in Del Mar, California. They have three children (all of whom, and one son-in-law, work for Christopher Weil & Company, Inc.) and five grandchildren.