“When perilous markets bare their teeth, my clients are comforted to see that long-term investment discipline protects their assets.”
Howard Trauger serves as Managing Director of the firm’s Philadelphia office. Howard brings 50 years of investment management experience in a variety of roles with banking and money management firms, including research analysis and portfolio management.
In 1990, Howard formed Schuylkill Capital Management, Ltd. 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. At the Provident National Bank in Philadelphia, Howard was a 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’s charitable board activities span over 30 years and include the Philadelphia History Museum, Philadelphia Development Partnership, Friends Life Care Partners, and the Numismatic & Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia. He also serves as Board of Visitors, Temple University Library and Oversight Committee, and the Penn State University Nittany Lion Fund.
Howard received his undergraduate degree and Master of Business Administration in Finance from Pennsylvania State University. In 2002, he received the Penn State MBA Alumni Society Distinguished Achievement Award.
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.
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