B. Wistar Morris III is a Principal and Founding Member of Signature Financial Management’s Charlottesville office. He advises wealthy families on asset allocation, portfolio construction, family and business succession, estate planning, and philanthropic strategies.
Prior to joining Signature, Mr. Morris served in a variety of positions at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center of Public Affairs: Executive Director and General Counsel of the Miller Center Foundation, program director of the National Commission on Federal Election Reform (co-chaired by Presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford), and subsequently as the Miller Center’s associate director. Mr. Morris began his career at the Washington, D.C. office of Fulbright & Jaworski, and left to co-found Vega Group Limited, an international consulting firm that helped companies develop and implement successful export strategies.
He is a community leader and frequently volunteers as an informal advisor to non-profit organizations. He currently serves as Trustee and member of the investment committee of North Cross School in Roanoke, Virginia, as a Director of the H. Gordon and Mary Smyth Foundation in Charlottesville, and as Vice President of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia. Wistar is a graduate, magna cum laude, of Middlebury College in 1985, and the University of Virginia School of Law in 1989