General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 15, 1999

Stephen R. Adams – Van Kasper Advisors

STEPHEN R. ADAMS is Managing Director of First Security Van Kasper, a non-banking affiliate of Wells Fargo Corp., and Van Kasper Advisers. He has spent over 30 years as a Stockbroker and Financial Analyst in San Francisco. In 1978, he and four other brokers founded Van Kasper & Co. Van Kasper is a regional investment banking and private brokerage firm focusing on the western US economy. Mr. Adams is the Author of many articles on investing, and since 1987 has published a quarterly investment letter. Profile
TWST: You and your partners founded Van Kasper Advisors over twenty

years ago because of concerns with your worklife environment. Tell us

about what you've created.

Mr. Adams: There were two