Tim Vanech

Managing Director, Co-founder

“There’s nothing better than that ‘a-ha’ moment with clients! It’s like an epiphany when they realize how we are working together in an iterative, ongoing way to coordinate the care of their financial lives and channel their emotions and drive into a sound, realistic and sustainable plan to reach their goals and dreams.”

Tim co-founded Shorepoint Capital Partners LLC in 2009 and has over 25 years of financial services experience. He works with individuals and families to develop goals-based wealth management plans and customized investment strategies designed to achieve their long-term objectives. He also advises corporate and nonprofit clients on their endowments as well as their 401(k), defined benefit and other retirement plans.

Tim has been recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Boston Magazine and Five Star Professional for eight consecutive years.

Professional Experience and Education

Tim founded Shorepoint after working as an advisor for over 15 years. He previously worked as a financial advisor for both Morgan Stanley and S.G. Cowen. After graduating cum laude from Harvard College, where he played varsity baseball, he served as a Head Teaching Fellow at Harvard University and earned Certificates of Distinction in Teaching consecutively for all three years.

His thought-provoking commentary on equity risk and valuation was featured in Barron’s, and he wrote the Introduction to the latest editions of Humphrey B. Neill’s investment classics The Art of Contrary Thinking and The Ruminator.

Board Memberships and Nonprofit Work

As a former teacher passionate about education, Tim sits on the Classical High School Alumni Association Board along with the Development & Investment Committees.

Tim is also heavily involved in his local community, serving on the Westport Land Conservation Trust Investment Committee, and recently accepted the position of Board of Directors VP/Head of Development.

Of all philanthropic endeavors, Tim’s most notable is his involvement with the Community Preparatory School in Providence, RI. In honor of his mother, Tim created the Tina Vanech Scholarship Fund with the help of his brothers and father, which funds the education of one child annually.

Fun Facts

Tim is a gifted and prolific creative writer. His fiction has appeared in Doubletake Magazine and 25-and-under/Fiction, and his poems have been published in Sojourn. Tim’s also a big fan of coffee and donuts. He’s a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee and an investor in private equity, real estate and several food-related companies. He lives in Westport, MA, and is the proud father of a Conn College daughter and teenage son. In his free time, Tim enjoys golf, racket sports, and being outdoors.