Value Investing for Wealth Creation

GDS Investments is a premier investment management firm located in West Chester, PA and led by Glenn D. Surowiec, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). We specialize in managing individual and joint (taxable) accounts and individual retirement accounts (IRAs). Client portfolios are managed using Value Investing principles, with a particular emphasis on buying securities at a discount to fair value, and investing with a long-term horizon.

Investments  •  IRAs  •  Value Investing  •  Private Money Management



With over 17 years of experience, Glenn Surowiec has the experience and record to help you make contextual, informed decisions.



Your account activity can be viewed online at any time, so there are no delays and no surprises.


We'll help you find your way through the noise and clutter of bad ideas, and make a new path that's right for your money.

March 13, 2020

I was so pleased to be a part of this  discussion with The Manual of Ideas, and they've just released the MP3. Have a listen as we review recent market developments, observations, and opportunities. I discuss the dislocations and opportunities in the energy sector as a result of the coronavirus, and the sharp drop in oil prices. I also review my investment theses on Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) and Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB), among o...

November 12, 2019

When you think of Panera Bread, you probably have images of fresh coffee, great baked goods, really tasty salads... and you probably have the assumption that they’re made on premises.

Well, somewhat.  

Recently there was a viral story from a disgruntled Panera employee who photographed a package of frozen Panera mac and cheese, just prior to an artisanal defrosting in the microwave.

There was much consternation, the employee was...

November 11, 2019

We can’t change the past, but we can look to the future. 

How’s yours? 

Are you satisfied with your life—your family, your friends, your work, your home, your health? What are the things you can (and want) to change, and what things can’t you affect, in the coming year? 

I don’t mean anything as silly as New Year’s Resolutions, which are usually in the wastebasket within a month (amazing how many great buys on exercise equipment...

November 7, 2019

In this episode of The Intelligent Investing Podcast, Eric Schleien and Glenn Surowiec discuss the Index Investing Bubble as well as discuss General Electric (GE) which has been going through a massive restructuring.

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Glenn D. Surowiec

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West Chester, PA 19380

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GDS Investments, LLC specializes in IRAs, individual and joint accounts, though we work with all account types that have a two- to three-year investment horizon. We manage accounts on behalf of businesses and individuals.

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