David W. Anderson Before joining Anbec Partners, Dave was President and CEO of Headsprout (www.headsprout.com), a 65-employee education technology company backed by Kaplan, Inc., Sofinnova Ventures and Roser Ventures. Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. acquired Headsprout in March 2011 to complement its Mimio Teaching Technologies business. Dave served as Director of Business Development for Mimio Teaching Technologies following the acquisition. As a partner at Canyon Capital, a Boulder, Colorado-based venture capital firm, Dave led a number of technology investments before joining portfolio company Headsprout in 2000 as its Chief Operating Officer. He was named CEO of Headsprout in 2006. Prior experience includes working for the Zell Chilmark Fund, a $1 billion fund focused on investing in distressed situations, and working for Mutual Series Funds. Dave graduated with Honors in Economics from the University of Chicago and earned his M.B.A with Distinction from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. His passion for value investing was born as a summer intern with well-known value investor Michael F. Price.
Steven E. Erickson, CFA Steven joined Anbec Partners upon graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from the University of California, San Diego (2011) where he earned Honors with Distinction in Economics and a minor in Political Science. His passion for both value investing and life-long learning were cultivated during his invaluable apprenticeship under the late Ed Anderson (former Managing Partner at Tweedy Browne and an original member of "The Graham Group" with Warren Buffett). Mr. Anderson, who loved to educate others on his favorite subjects, enthusiastically passed on his wisdom and experience with respect to security analysis, value investing, and special situations. Steven is a CFA® charterholder (www.cfainstitute.org).