General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 26, 2012

Seeking Equity-Type Returns While Minimizing Risk

West, Michael R.
Michael R. West is the Senior Partner and Chief Executive Officer of BPV Capital Management, LLC. He has years of entrepreneurial and executive management experience with a background in financial management, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and business development. Most recently, Mr. West served as Managing Partner of Northshore Management Company, LLC, a private holding company with control investments in a variety of investment management, real estate development and mergers and acquisitions firms. He serves as a member of the Advisory Council to the Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee. He also serves in his community as a member of the board of directors for the Historic Tennessee Theatre. Mr. West holds a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee. He also teaches at the university as a faculty member for the College of Business Administration.Michael R. West Profile
TWST: For some background information, please start with a brief history of BPV Capital Management and an overview of the firm today. You changed the firm’s name recently, so please include a