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Advisory Council

The Princeton BCF Advisory Council represents many of the finance industry’s leading voices and innovators.

Positioning Princeton BCF as a hub for the study and practice of finance

The Princeton BCF Advisory Council guides the center’s mission, activities, and outcomes. Members of the council include some of the most distinguished names in finance, and the center is grateful to have their guidance, perspective, and leadership.

Advisory Council Chair

Ben Bernanke

Former Chairman
Federal Reserve
Nobel Prize Winner, Economic Sciences

Curtis Arledge

CEO and Head of ORIX USA Asset Management
Mariner Investment Group

Hamid Biglari

Chairman, Redbird Asset Management & Financial Services

Frank Brosens

Co-Founder, Taconic
Co-Chief Investment Officer, Taconic’s Opportunity Fund

David A. DeNunzio

Managing Director & Global Head, Mergers and Acquisitions
Wells Fargo Securities

Willam C. Dudley

Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

J. Michael Evans

President, Alibaba

John Hepburn

Advisory Vice Chairman, Morgan Stanley & Co.

William H. Heyman

Vice Chairman, The Travelers Companies

Alfred F. Hurley, Jr.

Corporate Director and Consultant

William H. Janeway

Senior Advisor, Warburg Pincus

Marshall Lux

Board member. PE and Fintech Advisor. Financial Services Advisor. Fellow and Author at Harvard Kennedy School.

Elizabeth P. Myers ‘92

Global Chairman Investment Banking, Equity Capital Markets
J.P. Morgan

Michele Kreisler Rubenstein

Independent Investment Manager and Consultant

Charles Schorin

Founder, Taconic Advisory Services LLC

Nancy Peretz Sheft

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager and Head of External Managers
Bessemer Trust

Lynn Thoman

Professor Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
Host of 3 Takeaways, the global top 2% podcast

Gerhard Andlinger

Chairman of the Board, Andlinger & Company, Inc.

John Bogle

Emeritus, Deceased

Richard Bott

Former Vice Chairman Morgan Stanley Investment Banking Division

John L. Cecil

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Eagle Knolls Capital

Chris Cole

Co-Chairman, Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs & Co.

E. Robert Cotter

III General Partner, Merritt Capital LP

Howard E. Cox Jr.

Advisory Partner, Greylock Management Corporation

Jeremy Diamond

Guggenheim Investments

R. Kelly Doherty

Managing Partner, Cayman Advisors

Richard B. Fisher


Arminio Fraga

Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Gavea Investmentos

David Gardner


Benjamin Griswold IV

Senior Advisor, Brown Advisory

William R. Hambrecht

Owner & Founder, W. R. Hambrecht & Co., LLC

Kenneth Hersh

Chief Executive Officer, NGP Energy Capital Management

Bruce R. Lauritzen

Chairman of the Board & President, First National Bank

John A. Mayer, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer (retired), J.P. Morgan & Co.

Michael McCaffery

Founder, Makena Capital Management

Hugh E. McGee III

Chief Executive Officer, Intrepid Financial Partners

Heidi G. Miller

Former President, International JPMorgan Chase

Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.

Jeffrey M. Peek

Former Chairman of the Advisory Council, Executive Vice Chairman, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jerome H. Powell

Governor, Federal Reserve

John L. Weinberg


John S. Weinberg

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.

Mr. Paul M. Wythes