Michael Widner

Michael is a Managing Director at Arthur Karafin Investment Advisors department of 1919 Investment Counsel. He has more than 16 years of investment management experience working with individuals, families, foundations, and institutional clients. As a Portfolio Manager his primary responsibility is overseeing portfolio construction and ongoing management of client portfolios.

Michael entered the investment management business in 2005, joining predecessor firm Legg Mason Capital Markets. He spent ten years advising institutional clients with Legg Mason, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, and Stifel Nicolaus before joining Arthur Karafin Investment Advisors. Prior to that, Michael worked as Director of Strategy for Capital One, and as a Manager with the Boston Consulting Group. Prior to that he worked at United Technologies and Bell Laboratories as an Electrical Engineer.

Michael earned an M.B.A. in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia.