Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer
Jamie Biddle is the founding partner and CEO of Verdis Investment Management. He sets the strategic direction of the family office and oversees investment activities, operations and finance. Jamie is behind portfolio construction, manager sourcing and selection, due diligence and risk management. Jamie is responsible for all of the firm’s real estate and natural resources investments. He is an active member of the Investment Committee.
Jamie brings more than two decades of investing and operating experience, across asset classes and industries. Prior to forming Verdis Investment Management in 2004, Jamie was President and CEO of Orcom Solutions. Orcom was an outsourced customer care and billing service for electric, gas and water utilities across North America. The company was originally purchased by a group of private equity firms (including the Blackstone Group and Thomas H. Lee Partners) led by Jamie and was sold to Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS) in December 2003. Jamie began his career as a VC at EnerTech Capital Partners, funding technologies in energy and power.
He earned his Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Jamie is the Chairman and President of Andalusia Historic House, Gardens and Arboretum and a member of the Collections Committee of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.