Old Well

John Townsend III

Finance Committee, Advisory Board


John Townsend served as a senior advisor with Tiger Management Corp until his retirement in November of 2015. Mr. Townsend joined Tiger Management in July 2010 and served as its Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner from 2010 to 2012. Prior to Tiger Management, he served as a senior advisor of Stone Point Capital LLC, and as a general partner with Goldman, Sachs & Co. He received a B.A. in History in 1977 and an M.B.A. in 1982 both degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, he served as a member of the UNC Board of Trustees, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Board of Visitors, and the 2013 Campaign Planning Cabinet. Currently, Townsend serves on the Campaign Steering Committee, the Chancellor’s Philanthropic Council, the Ackland National Advisory Board, The UNC-Chapel Hill Endowment Fund Board, the UNC-Chapel Hill Foundation Board and the UNC-Chapel Hill Investment Fund Board.

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