John J. Cook, Jr., Counsel, Seaward Management. John joined Seaward in March 1999 and was a Managing Director through 2013. Prior to this he was President of UAM Investment Services for five years. John's investment career started in 1966 as a Wall Street analyst. He moved into portfolio management in 1976 with Morgan Guaranty Trust Co., and in 1983 he became head of Morgan Institutional Equity Management Group. John moved to Boston in 1986 as President of Fidelity Management Trust Company, subsequently adding responsibility for all of Fidelity's institutional investment business. From 1992 to 1994 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse First Boston Investment Management Inc.
John received his B.A. in economics from Fordham University in 1965. He served as Trustee of Fordham for sixteen years and is now a Trustee Emeritus. He is a Trustee and member of the executive committee of the Joslin Diabetes Center, and a Director of Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company. He is also a former Trustee of his son's alma mater, St. Sebastian's School in Needham, Massachusetts. John earned his MBA from New York University in 1972.
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