About YCG

Brian Yacktman
Brian Yacktman is a Portfolio Manager for the YCG Enhanced Fund and has served in that capacity since the inception of the fund. Prior to founding YCG in 2007, Brian was an Associate at Yacktman Asset Management, the adviser to The Yacktman Funds. He joined them in June, 2004 from Brigham Young University where he graduated cum laude with a B.S. in economics and an M.B.A with an emphasis in finance.
Will Kruger
Will Kruger is the Chief Investment Strategist for the YCG Enhanced Fund and has served in that capacity since the inception of the fund. Prior to joining YCG in 2008, Will was a financial analyst at the Private Banking & Investment Group at Merrill Lynch where he co-managed $1.3 billion of the group’s $10 billion in assets under management for high net worth individuals, endowments, and private foundations. Will joined Merrill Lynch from Brigham Young University where he graduated with a B.S. in accounting.
Elliott Savage
Elliott Savage is a Portfolio Manager for the YCG Enhanced Fund and has served in that capacity since the inception of the fund. Prior to joining YCG in 2012, Elliott was a senior analyst at Highside Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar long/short equity hedge fund located in Dallas, TX. Prior to joining Highside in 2003, Elliott worked as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney in New York. Elliott joined Salomon Smith Barney from the University of Virginia where he was an Echols Scholar and graduated with distinction with B.A.’s in both Economics and Cognitive Science and a minor in Biology.
Michael Yacktman
Michael is a Senior Analyst for the YCG Enhanced Fund and has served in that capacity since the inception of the fund. Michael joined YCG in 2010 from Brigham Young University where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Economics and a double minor in Business and Mathematics. Michael received his M.B.A. with an emphasis in Investment Management from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin, in 2014 and was also a recipient of the Sord Scholar Award and the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence.
Brenda-Lee Folch
Brenda-Lee is an Operations Manager at YCG and joined the firm in 2017. She graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Marketing and a Minor in Classical Civilization in 2003.