Ted is a Principal at Kovitz Investment Group, LLC, a Chicago-based investment management firm. Ted oversees the firm’s operations in addition to working with the firm’s alternative investment offerings, most recently heading up Kovitz Private Holdings, LLC, an affiliated private equity holding company. Previously, Ted served as chief financial officer for a regional coffee and tea distributor. Ted is currently a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. He received his bachelor of science degree in finance from DePaul University and his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University with concentrations in entrepreneurship and management and organizations.