As a Partner and Senior Investment Advisor with Edge Capital, William deButts brings significant experience working with family offices, and structuring comprehensive investment and wealth management strategies for both private clients and foundations. William joined Edge in 2014 following the merger of Glenmore Advisors, where he served as Founder and CEO.
Prior to joining Edge, William established the first Atlanta office for Convergent Wealth Advisors, where he was an equity owner and member of the firm’s investment committee. He was also a vice president with Morgan Stanley & Co. Private Wealth Management, and helped to establish the firm’s regional office in Atlanta.
William graduated cum laude with a BA in Managerial Economics from Hampden-Sydney College, and earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. He completed the Alternative Investments Certificate program at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA).
William and his wife Kappy are very active in the Atlanta community. William serves on the Board of Trustees and as Chair of the Investment Committee for the Buckhead Christian Ministry, and Kappy is the Executive Director of The Zeist Foundation.
Among his many interests outside of the workplace, he is a certified Kansas City Barbecue Society judge and has also taken up beekeeping.