Bachelor of Arts Latin American Studies, Yale University, 1966; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1969.
Market research analyst, Corning Glass Works, Brazil and Japan, 1966-1967; investment analyst, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Baltimore, 1969-1970; partner, Cole, Thompson and Barry, Inc., Cleveland, 1971-1973; president, Rowe Price New Horizons Fund, Baltimore, 1973-1981; president, Saratoga Associations, 1981-1983; president, Chief Executive Officer, Rockefeller and Company Inc., 1983-1993; president, Zephyr Management, L.P., since 1994. Director numerous companies.
Member Yale President's Council on International Activities. Member dean's council Harvard University-Kennedy School Government. Chair New York City Summer Search.
Trustee Hotchkiss School, since 2003, University School, Cleveland, since 1998, Techno Service Trustee Association.
Married Patricia Ryan, February 14, 1976. Children: Hannah McGrath(deceased), Ryan Nichols(deceased), Oliver Mullin, Lillian Nicholson, Michael Corcoran.