Neil J. Hennessy
Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer
Neil Hennessy is a seasoned portfolio manager with more than three decades of financial industry experience. Neil began his career as a financial advisor, and in 1989 he opened his own broker/dealer firm. In 1996, Neil founded his own asset management firm and launched his first mutual fund. Neil has a successful history acquiring asset management companies and starting mutual funds, and today he oversees the entire family of Hennessy Funds.
Neil is a recognized and respected asset manager, ranking among Barron's Top 100 Mutual Fund Managers for many years*, and he is a frequent guest/contributor in national financial media. Neil’s unique strength comes from employing a consistent and repeatable investment process, combining time-tested, stock selection strategies with a highly disciplined management style. Neil leads his investment team to manage portfolios for the sole benefit of their shareholders, never straying from this core value.
Neil graduated from the University of San Diego and the Wharton School of Upper Management through the SIA.