Howard Trauger serves as Managing Director of the firm’s Philadelphia office. He brings 50 years of investment experience in a variety of banking and money management roles, including, research analysis, portfolio management and merger & acquisitions.
In 1990, Howard formed Schuylkill Capital Management, LLC. 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 today manages $3 billion in client assets. At the Provident National Bank in Philadelphia (now PNC), Howard managed $120 million of personal trust assets and was co-manager of $140 million in pooled assets. In the corporate world, he acted as merger advisor to the Rohm & Haas Company (now Dow) on the acquisition of Shipley Chemical, their $1 billion entrée to the Electronic Chemicals segment.
Over the past 30 years Howard has been an active member of various charitable and professional organizations in Philadelphia, including the Philadelphia History Museum and Philadelphia Development Partnership. In years past, he served as President of both the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Securities Association.
Today, he serves as President of the Bond Club of Philadelphia, President of The Numismatic & Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia and Board Member, Chair of the Finance Committee, Friends Life Care. He also serves on the Board of Visitors, Temple University Library and the Penn State University, Nittany Lion Fund, Oversight Committee.
Howard received his undergraduate degree and Master of Business Administration in Finance from Pennsylvania State University. He is a proud recipient of the Penn State, MBA Alumni Society, Distinguished Achievement Award (2002).
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