General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 26, 2016

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Towle, Christopher D.
Christopher D. Towle, President, joined Towle & Co. in 1994, and has been instrumental in all aspects of the firm’s growth and development. As an integral member of the investment team, he shares responsibility for the investment management process, including portfolio management, trading and research. Prior to 1994, he was a general manager of H. H. Brown Shoe Co., Inc., an operating subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, with full line responsibility for a division of the company. He started his professional career as a senior credit analyst at Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York City. Mr. Towle graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, with a B.A. in history and received an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. Profile
TWST: Could you tell me a bit about the firm and your family's role there?

Mr. Towle: The firm was founded in 1981 by my father, Woody. It's very much homespun, so