Howard A. Trauger
Managing Director

Howard formed Schuylkill Capital Management, Ltd.in 1990 to provide conservative investment management to a select group of pension funds, endowments, foundations, and private capital clients.  In 2015, he combined his business with Carnegie Investment Counsel which manages $1.2 billion in client assets.  He is currently CIC’s Managing Director, Philadelphia region.  CIC is headquartered in Cleveland, OH with additional offices in OH, FL, PA, and AZ. 

Howard brings to CIC 50 years of investment management experience in a variety of roles with banking and money management firms, including research analysis and portfolio management.  At the Provident National Bank in Philadelphia, he was portfolio manager for $120 million of personal trust assets and co-manager of $140 million in common trust fund assets.

In the corporate world, he acted as merger and acquisition advisor to the Rohm & Haas Company acquisition program.  Howard is an active member of various charitable, and professional organizations in Philadelphia.  He currently serves as President of the Bond Club of Philadelphia.  In years past, he served as president of both the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Securities Association.

His charitable board activities span over 30 years and includes the Philadelphia History Museum, Philadelphia Development Partnership, Friends Life Care Partners, and the Numismatic & Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia. Howard received his undergraduate and M.B.A degrees in Finance from Pennsylvania State University.  In 2002,  he received the Penn State MBA Alumni Society Distinguished Achievement Award.  He also serves as Board of Visitors, Temple University Library and Oversight Committee, and the Penn State University Nittany Lion Fund.

Office: Philadelphia