Megan McMurry earns Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) Designation

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We are proud to announce that Megan McMurry, Vice President-Trust and Client Services, recently completed a yearlong program to earn the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of The American College. The program was organized locally by the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) and was led by OCF board member, Mark Weber, a…

Market Volatility Anyone?

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Do you get nervous when the stock market behaves unpredictably and experiences periodic ups and downs? If so you aren’t alone. But what about when the market’s ups and downs are measured in hundreds or thousands of points? That’s a different story altogether.   So far in 2018 we have come to see that the era of relatively calm and…

Berkshire Hathaway 2017 Shareholder Letter – Highlights, Notes, and Comments

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2017 was a very good year for Berkshire: Book value grew $65.3 billion, or 23%, and BRK’s stock price increased 21.62%, essentially in line with the 21.88% total return for the S&P 500.  BRK’s gain in book value was significantly enhanced by the cut in the corporate tax rate enacted in December of 2017, which resulted in a gain of…

Megan McMurry Earns Chartered Advisor In Philanthropy Designation

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    Megan McMurry, Vice President of Trust and Client Services, recently completed a year-long program to earn the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of The American College.  The program was organized locally by the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) and was led by OCF board member Mark Weber, a principal of…