Robert Hagstrom – EquityCompass Strategies
Robert Hagstrom is Chief Investment Officer of Equity Compass Investment Management and Senior Portfolio Manager of the Global Leaders Portfolio. He joined Equity Compass in April 2014 and launched the Global Leaders Portfolio in July 2014. Robert was appointed Chief Investment Officer in March 2019. Robert has more than 30 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Equity Compass, he was Chief Investment Strategist of Legg Mason Investment Counsel, and before that, the Portfolio Manager of the Growth Equity Strategy at Legg Mason Capital Management for 14 years where he managed $7 billion assets. Robert was the recipient of the “Honorable Mention” as Morningstar’s U.S. Equity Manager of the Year in 2007. Robert is the author of nine investment books including the New York Times best seller, The Warren Buffett Way, widely considered to be the definitive book on the investment approach and strategies of Warren Buffett. The book has sold over 1 million copies worldwide and is translated into seventeen foreign languages. In addition, Robert wrote The Warren Buffett Portfolio a book on concentrated portfolio management and Investing: The Last Liberal Art a multidiscipline examination of markets and investing. Robert earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Arts degrees from Villanova University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Philadelphia.