Charles T. "Chuck" Akre, Jr.


Chuck founded Akre Capital Management in 1989 after 21 years in the securities business at Johnston, Lemon & Co. From 1993 to 2000, Chuck operated the business under the umbrella of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co in Washington, DC. In 2000 he took the firm private again, this time moving Akre Capital to the rural village of Middleburg, Virginia. With over 50 years of experience in managing private funds, mutual funds and separately managed accounts, Chuck continues to share his insights and wisdom as the Chairman of Akre Capital Management.