Paul Trowbridge Gillespie, Jr., President of NewSouth Capital Management Inc., co-founded the firm in May 1985. For the ten years prior to co-founding NewSouth, Mr. Gillespie was a co-founder, Vice President, and Secretary of Southeastern Asset Management, Inc. Previously, Mr. Gillespie was Vice President for First Tennessee Investment Management, Inc. along with First Tennessee Bank Investment Department in Memphis, TN.
Mr. Gillespie graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969. He currently serves as Chairman of the Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation Community Advisory Board, the Board of Trustees at Memphis University School, ArtsMemphis Board of Directors, the Board of Governors for the New Memphis Institute, and is Chairman of the Trezevant Manor Foundation.