One of the most important aspects of any organization is hiring and retaining a strong team. How does one go about building a successful investment office and team?

When I joined, there were two people in the office. I inherited a couple people there who had been interacting between the consultant and investment committee. I added one more person right off the... Show more

When it comes to building an investment team, how do you filter for people who are going to stay with you for a long time?

It's a hard question to answer because most of my team have been around for so long and I don't hire very often. One thing I learned from a very successful businessperson with whom I worked... Show more

Can you tell us about the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and its investment office dynamic?

The Moore Foundation is a $7 billion foundation. The original grant was given by Gordon and Betty Moore, and Gordon was the founder of Intel. We've been around since 2001, so we are relatively ... Show more