From 1999–2001, Peter Vig was a portfolio manager concentrating on large capitalization value portfolios at Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Inc. From 1997–99, he was a managing director at Tiger Management in New York, where he was responsible for the energy sector, reporting to Julian Robertson. Peter's 34-year career in the investment industry includes positions at Montgomery Securities, where he was a partner; and at Oppenheimer & Company, where he served as a limited partner. Early in his career, while at Shearson Hammill, Peter worked under Walter Mintz and Don Cecil, the founders of Cumberland Partners, considered one of the most successful hedge funds in history — and one with perhaps the greatest longevity.
Prior to joining Tiger, Peter served as chairman/CEO of Toreador Royalty Corporation, a publicly traded mineral company owning oil and gas rights under 500,000 net acres in West Texas. By proactive management under his eight-year tenure, Toreador had more than twice the number of wells drilled on its acreage (primarily utilizing industry partners' capital) than in all of its prior 50-year history. Peter has also served as senior vice president/CFO of Sabine Corporation, a NYSE-listed exploration and production company.
Peter specializes in the oil and gas industry and was named several times to the Institutional Investor All America Research Team. Peter graduated from UGA's Terry College of Business with a BBA in finance. He also received his MBA from Terry.