Tim is President and Chief Investment Officer of Schwartz Investment Counsel, Inc. He is also lead manager of the Ave Maria Value Fund and the Schwartz Value Focused Fund. Tim joined Schwartz Investment Counsel, Inc. in 1998, and prior thereto was an analyst in the commercial credit departments of Fifth Third Bank and Comerica Bank.
Tim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Fairfield University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Walsh College. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Naples and the CFA Institute.
George is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schwartz Investment Counsel, Inc., which he founded in 1980. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the corporate strategy for the Firm. He is co-portfolio manager of the Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund, the Ave Maria Bond Fund and the Schwartz Value Focused Fund. George was an investment research analyst and partner with two New York Stock Exchange member firms from 1967 to 1974. He was Vice President, Senior Investment Officer, and Chairman of the Investment Committee of the National Bank and Trust of Ann Arbor from 1974 to 1980.
George has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Detroit, is a CFA charterholder, and a Chartered Investment Counselor. He is a member of the CFA Society of Detroit, the Economic Club of Detroit, and the CFA Institute and has served on several corporate and philanthropic boards. George is also the author of three books on investing: Shareholder Rebellion, Good Returns and In God We Trust.