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Brian Withers

General Information

Name:
Brian Withers
Fool Since:
November 25 2004
Aliases:
bwithbike (3/13/2014)
Where I Live:
Chapel Hill, NC
Where I Grew Up:
IBM (I've been moved!) - East coast mostly
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Medium
Risk Tolerance:
Medium High
Investing Style:
Motley (i.e. Anything goes!)
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Technology, Rule Breakers, Things I like to spend money on.
Stocks I Own:
CLOV, DDOG, DOCU, ETSY, JD, LMND, MDB, MELI, NET, OKTA, SE, SFIX, SHOP, SQ, TDOC, TEAM, TTD, TWLO, VEEV, ZM

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
Top ten holdings (updated 1/31/2021): MELI (14.3% of my stock portfolio), SHOP (11.6%), SQ (7.8%), DOCU (7.6%), MDB (7.5%), TWLO (6.8%), TDOC (5.2%), TEAM (5.1%), OKTA (4.9%), SE (4.0%) = 74.9% of my overall stock portfolio
Newsletters:
Stock Advisor (my first and most recommended), Rulebreakers (from the first issue!), MF One, Partnership Portfolio
People:
David & Tom, Shelby Davis

Investing Expertise

Greatest Investment:
NFLX, AMZN
Worst Investment:
Selling Netflix in 2010
Money I Manage:
Mine and my kids

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Virginia Tech undergrad, NC State grad school
Job Title
Fool One Guide and Fool.com contract writer
Company / Organization
The Motley Fool
Former Jobs
Allergan, Dell, & IBM - Operations mostly

Interests

Personal Quote:
From Apollo 13 movie: Marilyn Lovell: "Naturally, it's 13. Why 13?" Jim Lovell: "It comes after 12, hon."
My Interests:
Both kinds of biking (mountain and road), bouldering, obstacle course racing, and investing with the Motley Fool
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
I've met Tim Cook and Michael Dell. I'd love to meet Reed Hastings and Tom Hanks.
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Caribbean, Rocky Mountain National Park, Asheville, NC
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Hokies Football!
Favorite Movies:
Jurassic Park, Lord of the Rings trilogy, Princess Bride, Knights Tale, Apollo 13
Favorite Board Games:
Anything by Smirk 'n Dagger. Google it!
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Sting, Billy Joel, Zac Brown Band, Howard Jones, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Goo Goo Dolls, The Fray, Darius Rucker
Great Books Read Recently:
Steve Jobs Biography, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration, Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
Book Currently Reading:
Can't read just one at a time! Got several going.
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