A New Jersey native, Richard Chilton attended Alfred University, where he first discovered his interest in finance. Graduating at the top of his class, Richard began his career in the investment business at Merrill Lynch. From there, he moved to the money management side at Alliance Capital and subsequently Allen & Co. In 1992, he ventured out on his own and founded Chilton Investment Company. Today, he serves as the CEO of the firm. He also sits on the board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and serves as Chairman Emeritus of Greenwich Academy, a K-12 girls’ school located in Greenwich, CT.