Nicholas F. Brady

Choptank Partners, Inc.
Investment banker; Company executive; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Public Affairs and Public Policy


Nicholas F. Brady is Chairman of Choptank Partners Inc. and has been chairman for many companies and organizations. He served as a United States Senator from New Jersey and later as the Secretary of Treasury (1988-1993). An investment banker by profession, Mr. Brady enjoyed a 34-year career at Dillon Read & Co., serving as chief executive officer for 17 of those years.  He is also the former chairman of Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd., and a former director of numerous Franklin Templeton Funds.  Mr. Brady is a director of Holowesko Partners Ltd. During his tenure as Secretary of the Treasury, he designed and implemented “The Brady Plan” to solve the Latin America debt crisis and is credited with resolving the savings and loan industry crisis. He headed the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms in 1988 following the market crash of 1987 that lead to the introduction of market-based circuit breakers by the New York Stock Exchange and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

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