Robert Oster is a managing director and wealth advisor with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group. In this capacity, he provides a full array of traditional brokerage and advisory services for individual and corporate clients, with an emphasis on large-cap growth stocks, fixed income, and tax-efficient investing. In addition, Bob has extensive experience in philanthropic planning and strategy, including the use of donor-advised funds and multi-generational planning. Before joining William Blair, Bob was a portfolio manager with Brown Advisory Securities, LLC for 16 years and before that worked 30 years with Alex. Brown & Sons and its successors, BT Alex. Brown and Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. He served in the Vietnam War from 1967 until 1969 and retired as a lieutenant in the United States Navy.
He is a member, investment committee, Corporation for the Relief of Widows for the Episcopal Diocese.
He received his undergraduate degree from Randolph-Macon College and his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia.