CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

Wesley Karger, CFA


Wesley (Wes) co-founded TwinFocus and has spent the majority of his career as an entrepreneur in the financial services space. Wes has been serving financially successful families for almost two decades.

As Managing Partner, he engages client families to build their wealth enterprises and provides the support and control they need to manage their wealth as a successful business enterprise. He serves as a trusted and valued advisor to the firm’s key clients, and his informed counsel and personal follow-through is the decisive factor in helping high-net-worth families and their foundations achieve success across multiple generations.

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

Wesley Karger, CFA


Wesley (Wes) co-founded TwinFocus and has spent the majority of his career as an entrepreneur in the financial services space. Wes has been serving financially successful families for almost two decades.

As Managing Partner, he engages client families to build their wealth enterprises and provides the support and control they need to manage their wealth as a successful business enterprise. He serves as a trusted and valued advisor to the firm’s key clients, and his informed counsel and personal follow-through is the decisive factor in helping high-net-worth families and their foundations achieve success across multiple generations.

INFLUENCE


Wes advises private and institutional investors on their investment portfolio risk-management strategies and works closely with clients to develop strategies that encompass family governance, intergenerational planning and investment education.  As one of three managing partners, he oversees the firm’s strategic business initiatives and stewards the overall management of the organization and its divisions.  Wes is a nationally recognized leader in the family office industry and has dedicated his professional career to empowering financially successful families to manage their wealth.  Since co-founding TwinFocus in 2006, he has led the firm’s evolution, adding an extensive range of expertise and services, which enabled the firm to become the leading global multi-single family office. He is also a member of the firm’s Management and Investment Committee.

HISTORY


Prior to co-founding TwinFocus, Wes co-founded The Karger Group at UBS Financial Services, advising select institutions and high-net-worth individuals and managing their positions in equity, fixed income and alternative investments. Wes joined UBS from State Street Corporation, where he worked with the Investment Portfolio Group of State Street Global Markets, the body responsible for managing the bank’s proprietary balance sheet portfolio.

Wes holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the Boston Security Analyst Society. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics with honors from Boston University.

OUTSIDE THE OFFICE


Wes enjoys traveling with his family and believes the most precious of all moments are those created with loved ones. Wes is an adventure skier, accomplished chef and oenophile. He currently chairs the investment committee responsible for managing the Massachusetts College of Art & Design Foundation portfolio. Wes is a member of The University Club of Boston and The Algonquin Club of Boston. He lives in Boston’s historic South End with his wife Ashley and their two children.