Brian Yacktman

Brian Yacktman

Brian founded YCG, LLC in 2007 and is Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager and is a Principal of the firm. Prior to founding YCG, Brian was an Associate at Yacktman Asset Management, the adviser to The Yacktman Funds. He joined them in June, 2004 from Brigham Young University where he graduated cum laude with a …

Will Kruger

Will Kruger

Will Kruger is Chief Executive Officer and a Principal of YCG. Will began his career as a financial analyst for one of the largest private banking teams in the country at the Private Banking & Investment Group at Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. During his time at Merrill Lynch, Will co-managed $1.3 billion …

Elliott Savage

Elliott Savage

Elliott is a Portfolio Manager and a Principal of YCG since 2012. Prior to joining YCG, Elliott was a Senior Analyst at Highside Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar long/short equity hedge fund located in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining Highside in 2003, Elliott worked as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney in New York. …

Brenda-Lee Folch

Brenda-Lee Folch

Brenda-Lee joined YCG in September 2017. She graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Marketing and a Minor in Classical Civilization in 2003. Brenda-Lee serves as our Operations Manager.

Michael Yacktman

Michael Yacktman

Michael joined YCG as a securities analyst in August 2010 after he graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Economics and a double minor in Business and Mathematics in April 2010. Michael received his M.B.A. with an emphasis in Investment Management from the McCombs School of Business at the University …