Whetstone Capital Advisors, LLC employs a value-oriented, research-intensive investment process centered on identifying businesses with discernible competitive advantages in industries benefiting from secular growth. We focus our research efforts within specific circles of competence including software, payments, internet technology, and media. Our long portfolio is typically concentrated in 15-20 high conviction ideas. Our short portfolio tends to be more diversified and includes both stand-alone shorts based on fundamental research and positions that are hedges against our longs.
Portfolio Manager & Managing Partner
David Atterbury is the Portfolio Manager and Managing Partner of Whetstone Capital Advisors, LLC. Before forming Whetstone, David worked for DS Advisors and the 1818 Partners Fund at Brown Brothers Harriman. Prior to Brown Brothers Harriman, David served as a principal at Return Holdings, an Associate at Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp and an analyst at Merrill Lynch. David received a BA degree in History from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Columbia University, where he participated in the value investing curriculum at the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing.
Andrew Carlson is a key member of the investment team at Whetstone. Before joining Whetstone in 2011, Andrew received his BA degree in History from DePaul University and his MBA from the University of Kansas.
Director of Operations
Katrina Bruckner joined Whetstone in 2018 after spending just over 9 years as a controller for Viking Global Investors LP. Prior to Viking, Ms. Bruckner was a fund accountant/ops assistant at Oaktree Capital, and also spent a year at Alliance Bernstein as a performance analyst. Ms. Bruckner graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Business (Finance) and a minor in Economics.
Jordan Hulet joined Whetstone in the summer of 2021. Prior to Whetstone, Jordan worked as a financial analyst at RedTire in addition to summer analyst internships at Security Benefit and Meritage Portfolio Management. Jordan graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
Jonathan Huhn joined Whetstone in the summer of 2021. Prior to Whetstone, Jonathan worked as an analyst on the asset management team of the Kansas State University Foundation. Jonathan graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S.B.A in Finance and a minor in Entrepreneurship.
Whetstone Capital Advisors, LLC
2001 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66205