Walter C. Teagle, III is the President of Teagle Management Company, a private investment consulting firm. He serves as Chair of The Teagle Foundation’s Board of Directors. Previously he was the Founder and General Partner of Groton Partners, a small merchant banking firm. Over the last 25 years he has been a Founder, Director and Officer of several entrepreneurial companies. He started his investment career at Exxon Mobil Corporation in the Treasurer’s Office. After attending graduate school he became a portfolio manager at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. He currently serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of the First National Bank of Long Island as well as the Chairman of the Board of the Teagle Foundation. He also serves as a Director, Trustee and/or advisor to a number of philanthropic organizations. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. degree in economics and received a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.