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John Whitmore

John Rogers Whitmore – A graduate of the University of Missouri with both a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Juris Doctorate, Mr. Whitmore is a financial advisor. 

John served as President and CEO of Bessemer Trust from 1975-1999.  He is a member of the Missouri, Illinois, District of Columbia, and American Bar Associations.  John serves on the Board of Saul Centers (NYSE) and is a Trustee of the Old Westbury Mutual Funds sponsored by the Bessemer Trust Company.  He has served on the board of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and currently serves on the board of The George Washington Fredericksburg Foundation. He was Chairman of the Board for three years of Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, Connecticut.  He holds memberships in the Chevy Chase Club, Metropolitan Club, University Club of New York, Brook Club, Chesapeake Bay Yacht Club, and the Talbot County Country Club.  John and his wife, Suzanne, who reside in New York City and Sherwood, Maryland, have two adult daughters and two grandchildren.

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