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Peter Wood Gavian

securities analyst , securities executive , venture capitalist

Peter Wood Gavian, American venture capitalist, securities executive, securities analyst. Chartered finance analyst; accredited senior appraiser; business valuation; United States Coast Guard master's lic.

Background

Gavian, Peter Wood was born on December 8, 1932 in Brewster, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Sarkis Peter and Ruth Millicent (Wood) Gavian.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1954. Master of Business Administration cum laude, Harvard University, 1959.

Career

Associate McKinsey & Company, New York City, 1959—1961. Secretary, treasurer Greater Washington Investors, 1961—1964, 1970—1971. Vice president finance NUS Grad.

Medical School Corporation, Washington, 1965—1966. Assistant to group vice president international Carborundum Company, Niagara Falls, New York, 1966—1968. Private investment banker Washington, since 1968.

President Corporation Finance Washington, Inc., since 1976. Expert witness in business valuation, since 1980. Lecturer American University, Washington, 1978-1980.

Independent trustee Calvert Group Funds, Bethesda, Maryland, 1980-2007, chair investment policy committee, 2003-2007. Owner Sloop Antietam, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Chartered finance analyst. Accredited senior appraiser. Business valuation; United States Coast Guard master's lic.

Membership

Volunteer varsity sailing coach United States Naval Academy, 1981-1989. Vestryman St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Annapolis, 2006-2009. Board directors American Civil Liberties Union, Virginia, 1993-1995.

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1954-1957. Member Washington Society Investment Analysts (president 1978-1979), American Society Appraisers (president Washington chapter 1988-1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ocean sailing, amateur radio.

Connections

Children: Sarah, Deborah Gavian Costolloe, Margaret Elizabeth.

father:
Sarkis Peter Gavian

mother:
Ruth Millicent (Wood) Gavian

children:
Sarah Gavian

Deborah Gavian Costolloe Gavian

Margaret Elizabeth Gavian