Wes Edens has been the CEO of various organizations providing high-level leadership that produces extremely lucrative returns on investment. Wes Edens is currently the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Fortress Investment Group LLC where he is the Head of Private Equity and has been Co-Chairman since August 2009. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Fortress Investment Group, and have served in this capacity since the founding of the organization. Over his illustrious career, Wes Edens has provided the leadership and strategic direction for various profitable organizations and has established a reputation for being one of the more brilliant investment minds. Fortress Investment Group is a global investment firm that specializes in illiquid credit Investments, undervalued assets, and distressed assets and has generated profound profits and returns on investment within these alternative asset categories.
Wes Edens was educated at Oregon State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and a Business Administration degree as well. Within the investment industry, Wes Edens has served as Chief Executive Officer for Newcastle Investment Holdings LLC from 2000 until 2007. He also performed the role of Chief Executive Officer at Euro Castle Investments Limited and Global Signal where Wes Edens provided strategic direction that produced a financial windfall for these corporations and established him as a true leader in the investment arena by creating lucrative returns on investment with strategic planning and direction. He was the CEO of Capstead mortgage company and impact commercial Holdings as well. Within those organizations, he developed strategic plans and processes that produced results that catapulted the companies into profitable growth and solid financial positions.
Wes Edens has developed characteristics of a strategic leader that has provided the strength of character to invest in alternative asset groups that has become the blueprint for his successful returns on investment for his various organizations that he has held CEO leadership and stewardship Wes has held various chairman and director positions within very prominent investment firms and other organizations that have provided a level of experience and expertise and investment that has carried him throughout his career. Currently, as Chief Investment Officer at Fortress Investment Group, Wes Edens is providing a high level of intellectual leadership and guidance that is propelling the company into record profits to solidify a foundation for continued lucrative returns into the future.