Adam J. Mead is the CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Mead Capital Management, LLC, a New Hampshire-based Registered Investment Advisor he founded in 2014. Adam spent over a decade in banking in commercial credit, including observing first-hand the after effects of the Great Recession and the long credit expansion afterward. Adam has been investing in public securities markets since 2004. He owned two small businesses (non-financial) during college, and grew up in a family of small business owners. In addition to managing assets for his clients at Mead Capital, he is involved with numerous local non-profit organisations.
"Few activities can be more rewarding for any value investor than
studying the history and evolution of Warren Buffett and Berkshire
Hathaway. Adam has done us all a huge favor with his yeoman efforts
in producing this treatise. Since it is chronologically ordered, it
is an invaluable reference guide for all things Berkshire."
"For students of history, especially the history of Berkshire Hathaway's early days, Adam Mead's book is a must read. I thoroughly enjoyed the chance to visit Berkshire's past through this wonderful book. I recommend it highly." --Thomas A. Russo, Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC
"I and my teammates at the Gabelli Organization have been tracking Warren's success for some 50 years. Adam's book captures the work and highlights the history of Berkshire and the hard and diligent work of Buffett and Munger." --Mario Gabelli, Chairman and CEO, Gabelli Funds
"I thought nothing else of value could be written about Warren Buffett. I was wrong. Adam's detailed chronology of Berkshire's evolution reveals the successes and failures of Warren in a unique and digestible way. A worthwhile read for every Buffett scholar, amateur and professional alike." Drew Estes, Banyan Capital
"The most comprehensive and detailed history of Berkshire Hathaway to date. A must-read that belongs on the bookshelf of any serious investor." --Guy Spier, Author, The Education of a Value Investor
"The question must be asked, 'Why another Berkshire book?' When you read this monumental effort by Adam Mead, the answer will be obvious...read cover to cover, both the uninitiated to Berkshire and its most ardent followers will derive enormous utility and satisfaction from it... I learned so many new and important things about Berkshire and its history. It is my pleasure to encourage you to enjoy this gem." --Christopher P. Bloomstran, President and Chief Investment Officer, Semper Augustus Investments Group
"With this project, Adam has a done a wonderful job extending the Berkshire Classroom by providing a comprehensive analysis of the rich corporate history and unique entrepreneurial leadership." --Mac Sykes, Gabelli Funds