Anthony J. Dowd
Board of Trustees
Mr. Dowd is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fairfield Maxwell, LTD., a privately-owned industrial holding company which, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in chemical shipping, energy services businesses and other companies. Previously, he served as Treasurer of The Volcker Alliance, and worked as chief of staff and special assistant under Paul A. Volcker when he was Chairman of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. He will remain as a member of the board of directors of the Volcker Alliance through 2017; he also sits on the board of directors of Metal Powder Products Company and Future Pipe Industries, Ltd., a global pipe manufacturing company based in Dubai.
He previously served on the boards of Hostess Brands, Inc. and most of the portfolio companies of Charter Oak Partners. Earlier in his career, he worked as a senior advisor for Linx Partners LLC and served as a Managing General Partner of Charter Oak Capital, a private equity fund.
Prior to joining Charter Oak, he was an investment banker with James D. Wolfensohn, Inc.
Mr. Dowd began his career as an officer in the United States Army in the First Cavalry Division.
Mr. Dowd graduated with distinction from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.