Career Perspectives in Mathematics Inaugural Lecture 2015

Brian Bares

Brian Bares is the founder of Bares Capital Management, Inc. His firm manages $1.5 billion in institutional assets in concentrated long-only investment strategies. Mr. Bares serves as the firm's President and Chief Investment Officer. He also serves on the investment advisory committee for the Missionary Society of St. Columban and is an external advisor for the MBA Investment Fund at The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Bares is the author of The Small-Cap Advantage, published in 2011 by John Wiley & Sons. Mr. Bares holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska. He has also held the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation since 2000. He resides in Austin, TX with his wife and three sons.

From Mathematics to Investments:
Lessons Learned in Building a Career in Investment Management

Friday, October 23, 2015
Lecture: 4:00 - 5:00 pm in Avery 115
Reception: 3:30 - 4:00 pm in Avery 348.

Brian T. Bares, CFA (UNL Math '95) shares insights and stories from his transition from undergraduate mathematics major to entrepreneur and institutional investment manager. His discussion will recount lessons and decision points from his career and inform students about preparing for a transition into investment management and related fields.

The Career Perspectives Lecture Series is funded by The Bares Family Fund for Excellence in Mathematics