Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Main Street Advisors
Paul D. Wachter is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Main Street Advisors, which provides financial, strategic business building, and asset management advisory services to a select group of high net worth individuals and companies. Prior to forming Main Street Advisors, Mr. Wachter was Managing Director and Head of Schroder & Co.'s Lodging and Gaming Group, its Sports and Leisure Group and West Coast investment banking effort. Earlier, Mr. Wachter was a managing director at Kidder Peabody, where he founded and was responsible for Kidder's Hotel, Resorts and Leisure Group and managed the Los Angeles investment banking group. Early in his career, Mr. Wachter worked at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison as a tax attorney after clerking for Judge Dorothy W. Nelson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Mr. Wachter is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Beta Gamma Sigma from the Wharton School.