NEW YORK, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TIGER 21, the premier peer-to-peer learning network for high-net-worth investors, today announced that it has appointed seasoned investor and advisor Pete Wilson as Chair of its third San Francisco Bay Area Group.
Mr. Wilson focuses on investing in and advising small businesses in the Bay Area. He has more than 25 years of experience leading teams in capital markets and institutional investment management, having worked with BARRA, Montgomery Asset Management, BGI and BlackRock. During his time at BGI, Mr. Wilson's team was a pioneering force in fixed income hedge fund and exchange-traded funds (ETF) management. He subsequently led BlackRock's 55-person Global Strategy team and later demonstrated his entrepreneurial qualities by helping to launch the enterprise platform technology firm, Incapture.
"The Bay Area has long been heralded as an incubator of innovation and talent, and we have expanded our presence there to accommodate the demand for this program. People in San Francisco want to network, discuss wealth preservation, and learn from their peers," said Barbara Goodstein, President and CEO of TIGER 21. "We are confident Pete's extensive investment experience and business acumen makes him uniquely qualified to lead our newest group."
"TIGER 21's monthly Group meetings undoubtedly serve as a trusted source of advice for its Members, and I look forward to facilitating thoughtful conversations and learning opportunities that provide them with significant value," said Mr. Wilson.
Mr. Wilson is an active member of the community and serves on several non-profit boards and committees for various causes. He is on the investment committees of John Muir Health Systems, Futures Without Violence and Piedmont Council BSA (Chair) and the Parent Council of Macalester College. He is also an active fundraiser for local charities, having founded the philanthropic organization Titans of the East Bay, which has raised funds for, and donated to, numerous causes for more than 10 years. He earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Columbia University and his MBA from Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
TIGER 21 now operates 24 chapters across the United States and Canada. The monthly Group meetings, which represent the core of the TIGER 21 experience, afford its 400-plus Members the opportunity to participate in a unique, confidential forum to discuss the challenges and opportunities inherent to wealth management.
About TIGER 21
TIGER 21 (The Investment Group for Enhanced Results in the 21st Century) is North America's premier peer-to-peer learning network for high-net-worth investors. TIGER 21's 400 plus Members collectively manage over $40 billion in personal assets, and meet for a full day each month in highly confidential meetings all across North America that are facilitated by our highly trained Chairs, many of whom are or were successful entrepreneurs, as well. TIGER 21 focuses on improving investment acumen as well as exploring common issues of wealth preservation, estate planning and family dynamics. Founded in 1999, TIGER 21 is headquartered in New York City and has groups in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newport Beach, CA, Palm Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, San Juan, PR, Seattle, Tysons Corner, VA, and Washington, DC as well as Canadian groups in Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. More information can be found at www.TIGER21.com.
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