Dig up dirt on an enemy. Done. Arrange massive loans. Sure. Hire bodyguards, sell homes and lead — at least on paper — a billion-dollar neurotechnology company. No problem, boss.
So it goes for Jared Birchall, who for the past six years has served as the right-hand man for Elon Musk, handling the fortune and whimsies of the world’s richest person.
For most of Birchall’s career — like the best handlers — he’s largely operated in the background. Former classmates at Brigham Young University say they can’t recall him, nor can ex-coworkers at Merrill Lynch, where he was fired for misconduct. People …