Jeffrey Priest - General American President

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Mr. Jeffrey W. Priest is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of General American Investors Company, Inc. In addition to his tenure as a Director, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, Mr. Priest has over 25 years of investment and related experience. From 1999 to 2010 Mr. Priest served as the Managing Member and President of Amajac Capital Management, LLC, an investment advisory company which he founded. From 1997 to 1999 he served as Senior Research Analyst and Equity Partner with Para Advisors. From 1994 through 1996 Mr. Priest was employed by Bear Stearns Co. culminating in his position as senior analyst with the firms Risk Arbitrage department with particular focus on valuation related issues and structure. From 1985 through 1990, he rose to the position of Head of Fixed Income Sales and Trading with Miller Tabak Hirsch Co
Age: 53  President Since 2013  MBA    
Priest received his B.A. degree from the College of Wooster, an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and has served on the Financial Accounting Standards Board as a member of the Emerging Issues Task Force on acquisition accounting.

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General American Inv Leadership Team

Elected by the shareholders, the General American's board of directors comprises two types of representatives: General American inside directors who are chosen from within the company, and outside directors, selected externally and held independent of General. The board's role is to monitor General American's management team and ensure that shareholders' interests are well served. General American's inside directors are responsible for reviewing and approving budgets prepared by upper management to implement core corporate initiatives and projects. On the other hand, General American's outside directors are responsible for providing unbiased perspectives on the board's policies.
Diane Radosti, Principal Accounting Officer, Treasurer
Henry Schirmer, Director
Clara Villar, Director
Linda Genid, Assistant Corporate Secretary
Arthur Altschul, Independent Director
Connie Maria, Assistant Corporate Secretary
Lewis Cullman, Independent Director
Spencer Davidson, Chairman of the Board, CEO
Anang Majmudar, Vice President
Eugene Stark, Principal Financial Officer, Vice President - Administration, Chief Compliance Officer
Sidney Knafel, Lead Independent Director
Craig Grassi, Assistant Vice-President
Sally Lynch, Vice President
Michael Robinson, Vice President
Raymond Troubh, Independent Director
Daniel Neidich, Independent Director
Rose Lynch, Director
Andrew Vindigni, Senior Vice President
Liron Kronzon, Vice President
Jeffrey Priest, President
Betsy Gotbaum, Independent Director
Samantha Jin, Treasurer, Principal Accounting Officer
Maureen LoBello, Assistant Secretary
Rodney Berens, Independent Director
John Gordan, Independent Director

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