Ted's career began at Standish, Ayer & Wood - one of Standish's predecessor firms - in 1962 and he became Chairman in 1989. He became Chairman of Standish Mellon in 2001 and Chairman Emeritus in 2004. He is an Overseer of the Conservation Law Foundation, and a Director of A Better City, and The Trustees of Reservations. He is also a director of Newton Investment Management, Newton Capital Management, Alcentra Group Holdings, The Boston Company Asset Management, and Standish Mellon Asset Management, all BNY Mellon affiliates. Ted is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an Honorary Trustee of Wheelock College. Ted is also Chairman of the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations, a member of the WGBH Board of Overseers Advisory Board, a member of the National Council of the Land Trust Alliance, Trustee of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, and has been appointed to the newly created Financial Service Advisory Council to advise the Governor on strategies to preserve and enhance the financial services sector in Massachusetts. He is a former Director of Citizens Financial Group, Harvard Management Company, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Ted has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Yale University, holds the CFA® designation and has 54 years of investment experience.