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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.


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


1 child, Margaret Elizabeth. Bachelor, Yale University, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1959.


Chartered finance analyst. United States Coast Guard (United States Coast Guard) master's licensed Association McKinsey & Company. New York City, 1959-1961;secretary/treasurer Greater Washington Investors, 1961-1964, 70-71.

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 banking, Washington, 1968-1970, 71-76. President Corporation Finance of Washington, Inc., 1976^. Expert witness in business valuation, 1980^.

Lecturer American U., Washington, 1978-1980. Trustee Calvert Group Funds, Bethesda, Maryland., 1980^. Director American Civil Liberties Union Virginia, 1993-1995.


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


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional jours.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Ocean sailing, amateur radio.


Married Natalie Greenough, September 10, 1955 (divorced 1966).; married Kathleen Byrne Covert, August 30, 1975. Children: Sarah, Deborah Gavian Costolloe.

Sarkis Peter Gavian

Ruth Millicent (Wood) Gavian

Natalie Greenough

Kathleen Byrne Covert

Sarah Gavian

Deborah Gavian Costolloe Gavian