Title: Venture Capital Executive
Company: Saugatuck Capital Company
Location: New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
Frank Jordan Hawley Jr., Venture Capital Executive at Saugatuck Capital Company, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in investment banking.
With over 60 years of professional experience, Mr. Hawley is a prominent investment banker and financial executive who commenced his career as a research analyst at Eaton & Howard, Inc., in Boston, MA, in 1955, holding this role for four years. Relocating to New York City, he served Lazard Freres as a banking associate from 1959 to 1964, Stein, Roe & Farnham as a portfolio manager from 1964 to 1969, and Laidlaw-Coggeshall, Inc., as executive vice president from 1969 to 1974. Prior to founding his own firm, he was employed as general partner of Foster Management Company for nearly a decade between 1974 and 1982.
Founding Saugatuck Capital Company in Stamford, CT, in 1982, Mr. Hawley has served the firm as a managing partner and member for a number of years. With the help of Bill Grant, the former president of Smith Barney & Company, he was able to raise $28 million for his first venture capital fund, thus solidifying the foundation of his firm. Alongside his primary endeavors, he has lent his time and expertise as a trustee of the Chocorua Island Chapel Association and the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise with the University of North Carolina, as well as a board member of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Waterloo Restaurant Ventures, Inc., and the YMCA of New Canaan, CT.
A United States Navy veteran who served in the Republic of Korea until his honorable discharge as a junior grade lieutenant in 1953, Mr. Hawley has maintained affiliation with the Links Club, New Canaan Country Club, Mill Reef Club, Bald Peak Club, Harvard Club and Phi Beta Kappa throughout his career. Impressively, he has been highlighted in Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.
Married to the late Alethea Wood, Mr. Hawley has five children and nine grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis, fly fishing and hunting. He holds a Bachelor of Science in physics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.
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