| Financial strategist David Chow elected to Berea College Board of Trustees
David H. Chow, of Westport, Conn., founder and CEO of management consulting firm DanCourt Management, was elected to the Berea College Board of Trustees at the Board’s May meeting. Chow was appointed to a six-year term to begin immediately.
David H. Chow
In addition to heading DanCourt Management, which he founded in 1999, Chow brings to the Berea Board more than 20 years of experience in private equity investing, including 10 years as a general partner at Castle Harlan, Inc. He also has served as a general partner and Investment Committee member at growth capital firm Horizon Partners. Earlier in his career, Chow held positions as vice president in high-yield capital markets at Prudential Securities and with Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities.
Most recently, Chow served more than five years as lead advisor and acted as chief strategist to the CEO and Board of the Pacific Exchange. During this time PCX Equities and Archipelago ECN were merged to create ArcaEx and the Pacific Exchange subsequently merged with the New York Stock Exchange. He is currently chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Market Vectors group of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), and serves on the boards of Forward Management and ReFlow Management Co.
Chow received an M.B.A. with Highest Distinction from the Tuck School of Dartmouth College and received a B.A. with honors from Swarthmore College. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 1987, and is a member of the CFA Institute as well as the Connecticut Society of Security Analysts.