Mario Gabelli, CFA
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of GAMCO Investors, Inc
Mr. Gabelli is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of GAMCO Investors, Inc. He is one of the most respected investors in the United States and is a leading proponent of value investing. His proprietary Private Market Value with a Catalyst™ methodology has become an analytical standard in the value investing community. Mr. Gabelli has lead managed the GAMCO and Gabelli Funds value investing portfolios since inception. Mr. Gabelli built the Gabelli organisation from its origins of Gabelli and Company, the institutional research boutique he started in 1976. In 1977 he started GAMCO Investors, Inc., offering institutional asset management services through separately managed individual accounts, mutual funds were offered in 1986, the year following the firm’s first hedge fund launch in 1985. He holds an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and is a summa cum laude BS graduate from Fordham University. Mr. Gabelli is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is a member of the board of overseers of Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Gabelli is involved with a number of charity organisations. He is a long-time Trustee of the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States.