ROBERT P. MILES (www.robertpmiles.com) is a Tampa-based author, entrepreneur, freelance journalist, and professional speaker. He has been a shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway for a number of years. Miles is also the author of 101 Reasons to Own the World's Greatest Investment: Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (Wiley), for which he received an "unofficial" endorsement from Warren Buffett. Miles's keynote address, Reflections of a Billionaire CEO: How to See You in the Image, has been heard in over twenty countries. He is also the author and presenter of Nightingale-Conant's audio series entitled How to Build Wealth Like Warren Buffett: Principles and Practical Methods Used by the World's Greatest Investor.
PART ONE: THE BUFFETT CEO.
Introduction—The Warren Buffett CEO.
Buffett CEO Selection.
PART TWO: BERKSHIRE'S CAPITAL SOURCE—THE INSURERS.
The Administrator—Tony Nicely, GEICO Insurance.
The Back-Up Capital Allocator—Lou Simpson, GEICO Insurance.
The Accidental Manager—Ajit Jain, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Division.
PART THREE: BERKSHIRE'S FOUNDERS.
The Natural—Rose Blumkin, Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM).
The Visionary—Al Ueltschi, FlightSafety International.
The Innovator—Rich Santulli, Executive Jet.
PART FOUR: BERKSHIRE'S CEO FAMILY—CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN.
The Disciple—Don Graham, The Washington Post.
The Third-Generation Family Successor—Irvin Blumkin, NFM.
The Retired Manager—Frank Rooney, H.H. Brown Shoe.
The Principled Manager—Bill Child, R.C. Willey Home Furnishings.
The Partner for Life—Melvyn Wolff, Star Furniture.
The Shoppertainers—Eliot and Barry Tatelman, Jordon's Furniture.
PART FIVE: BERKSHIRE'S CEO SUCCESSORS—THE PROFESSIONAL MANAGERS.
The Turnaround Manager—Stan Lipsey, The Buffalo News.
The Loyalist—Chuck Huggins, See's Candies.
The Professional—Ralph Schey, Scott Fetzer Companies.
The Appointed One—Susan Jacques, Borsheim's Fine Jewelry.
The Gem of a Retail Merchant—Jeff Comment, Helzberg Diamonds.
The Newcomers—Randy Watson, Justin Brands; and Harrold Melton, Acme Building Brands.
Buffett CEO Comparisons.
Buffett CEO Evaluation and Compensation.
Buffett CEO Opportunity.
Berkshire Post Buffett.
Buffett CEO Interview List.
Buffett CEO Family Tree.
Buffett CEO SIC Codes.
Buffett CEO Timeline.