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Theodore E. Ober

Portfolio Manager

Ted has 38 years of experience in the investment industry.

Ted joined Welch & Forbes in 2002. Formerly, he was Senior Funds Manager at Fleet Investment Advisors / Bank of Boston responsible for Galaxy Growth, Equity Growth, Diversified Equity and Global Capital Appreciation Funds. Ted is Chairman of the Brokerage Committee, a member of the Valuation Committee, and a member of the Executive Committee.

Ted received a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University. Ted is assisted by Inger Thurson, who has been with the firm for 20 years.

  • Overseer, Pingree School
  • Member, Investment Committee of Shaw Funds for Mariners’ Children Foundation
  • Trustee, Gardiner Howland Shaw Foundation and Clara B. Winthrop Charitable Trust
  • Member, Boston Estate Planning Council