Silas A. Myers, CFA, is a Co-Founder and majority shareholder of Mar Vista Investment Partners, LLC, and serves as a portfolio manager for the firm’s Strategic Growth and Focus strategies. He has 25 years of investment experience. Before starting Mar Vista in 2007, Mr. Myers spent seven years as a portfolio manager and analyst at Roxbury Capital Management. He was also an equity analyst and product specialist at Hotchkis and Wiley, where he performed in-depth industry and company analysis. He began his career as a vice president and portfolio manager at Utendahl Capital Management. He has a B.A. in psychology and an MBA, both from Harvard University. He is also a Robert A. Toigo Foundation alumnus.