Weitz Investment Management, Inc. Adds New Regional Director

OMAHA, Neb., November 19, 2015 - Weitz Investment Management, Inc. announced today that Kevin Joy has joined the Firm as regional director. Kevin brings more than 16 years of industry experience to the Weitz team, the last 5 of which he spent at Heartland Advisors in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to joining Heartland Advisors, Kevin spent much of his career at Goldman Sachs where he had roles in business development and advisory services in the Investment Management and Private Wealth Management divisions.
As regional director, Kevin will be responsible for developing and cultivating strategic relationships with institutional investors and financial intermediaries. “Having spent the better part my career working with sophisticated investors and their consultants, I am confident in and excited to join the Weitz team. The Firm has a rich history and track record of creating high-conviction portfolios that are positioned to help clients exceed their investment goals,” stated Joy.
Kevin earned a degree in mechanical and biomedical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA in finance from Washington University in Saint Louis. He holds Series 7 and 65 licenses and earned the Claritas® Investment Certificate. In 2012, Kevin was included in DiversityMBA Magazine’s Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders. Prior to his roles in financial services, Kevin was an advisory client manager at IBM, where he received several IBM Marketing Excellence Awards.
“I am delighted Kevin has joined the Weitz team. His vast industry knowledge and expertise will only enhance our organization and our continued commitment to providing exceptional service to all of our partners. I look forward to the many contributions that someone of Kevin’s caliber will bring to the role and to our team,” said Jo Ann Quinif, Director of Marketing and Client Services.
For more information about Weitz Investment Management or to view current career opportunities, please visit weitzinvestments.com.
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About Weitz Investment Management

In 1983, Wally Weitz started Weitz Investment Management with a common-sense formula: own a group of strong businesses purchased at deeply discounted stock prices. Now, decades later, the Firm is responsible for approximately $5 billion in investments for our shareholders – individuals, corporations, pension plans, foundations and endowments. Today our commitment remains the same: to put our clients first. Always. We do so through our expertise, our flexibility and our drive to uncover investments that can help them preserve and grow capital to meet their goals. Visit weitzinvestments.com for more information on the Firm, our offerings, investing philosophy and career opportunities.
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