Graham Weaver


Graham is the founder of Alpine Investors and spends nearly all his time helping develop the strategy, direction and priorities of the firm. Graham has been in private equity for over 20 years, starting Alpine in his dorm room at Stanford Business School. Graham holds an MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from Princeton University, where he graduated with highest honors and was captain of the national championship lightweight crew team.

First Job

Mowing lawns in Perrysburg, Ohio

Favorite Quote

"If people knew how hard I worked to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful." - Michaelangelo

Proudest Moment

Any one of several hundred moments being a parent and watching my kids

Most Admired "Giant" of Business

Irv Grousbeck, Walt Disney, Warren Buffett, Sam Walton, Steve Jobs

Favorite Activity Outside of Work