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Robert B. Strassler

Robert B. Strassler, American investment professional.

Background

  • Strassler, Robert B. was born on March 21, 1937 in Brooklyn. Son of Samuel A. and Frieda (Cohen) Strassler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Harvard College, 1961. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Bard College, 1996.

    Career

    • General partner Weston Associates, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, since 1960. Management analyst Mitre Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1961-1963. Chairman, trustee, Chief Executive Officer Maloney Crawford Corporation, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1963-1984.

      Secretary, treasurer The Barrington Foundation, since 1978, Ware (Massachusetts) Communications Corporation, 1983-1992. Chairman, trustee National Gear Products, Inc., Westbury, New York, 1985-1988. Trustee, chairman compensation committee Boston Trade Bank, 1987-1990.

      Trustee Integrated Loan Services, since 1994, chairman board, since 1996.

    Works

    • Deitor The Landmart Thucydides Free Press, New York City, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Alford (Massachusetts) Fire Department, 1972-1981. Trustee Aston Magna Foundation for Music and the Humanities, Inc., since 1974, treasurer, 1980, co-chairman, 1982, chairman, since 1984. Planning board member Town of Alford, 1976-1982, chairman, 1979-1982, chairman board appeals, 1982-1984.

    Trustee Simon's Rock College, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 1976-1979, Action for Soviet Jewry, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1986-1990. Chairman board overseers Simon's Rock College of Bard, Great Barrington, 1979-1996. Vice-chairman board trustees Bard College, 1979-1992.

    Member department astrophysics advisory council Princeton University, since 1984, chairman, since 1989. Member visiting committee department European Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, since 1986. Board directors Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, 1989-1995.

    Member steering committee Project Exodus-Combined Jewish Philanthropies, 1990-1993. Member Viola da Gamba Society of America, Viola da Gamba Society Great Britain, Anti Defamation League (member executive committee New England regional chapter since 1985).

    Connections

    • Married Toni Wolf; children: Matthew, Karen.
    • father: Samuel A. Strassler
    • mother: Frieda (Cohen) Strassler
    • spouse: Toni Wolf
    • children: Matthew Strassler
    • Karen Strassler
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    Born March 21, 1937
    • 1959
      Harvard College
    • 1961
      Harvard College
    • 1996
      Bard College
    • 1960
      General partner, Weston Associates
      Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States