The forty-six-year-old Wes Edens hails from the United States and has a Bachelor of Arts/Science degree from Oregon State University which he received in 1984. He is the co-chairman of the board of the directors and the co-founder of the Fortress Investment Group LLC which they founded together with other five principals in 1998. This company has offices around the world with its head office in New York and is worth $72 billion. Wes Edens is in charge of the company’s private equity. This involves infrastructure and transportation, media, real estate, healthcare and financial service.
Before joining Fortress Company, Mr.Edens was working at Blackrock financial management where he was a managing director and partner. In this company, he was responsible for the private equity fund. He was also a partner and a managing director at Lehman Brothers.Fortress is known to be a fast pace company that has a high number of employees and changes. Those who work at Fortress with Wes Eden say they enjoy working with the smart business guru and the interns get an opportunity to build their careers in the best possible way. The directors and managers recognize hard work and dedication of the employees.
It is an environment of teamwork, and the seniors are helpful. Working here will also help you meet a lot of new people, which is great if you are interested in making connections.Wes Edens is the owner of the league of Legends team FlyQuest. In 2017 Fortress Company made it public the creation of a team that would go by the name FlyQuest of a professional video gaming that is called eSports. This team presently has legends that compete in the North American league championship series. Flyquest has started its journey in the high levels of the competition. Mr. Edens has been listed twice in the New York Times article on private-equity investments. It is believed that he takes home $54.4 million every year. This figure includes the dividends he gets from the shares he owns and his salary from the Fortress Investment Group.