October 25, 2017

Frederick O. Terrell Joins CNAS Board of Directors

By Neal Urwitz

Washington, October 25 – The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) today announced that Frederick O. Terrell, Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Credit Suisse, has been elected to the CNAS Board of Directors. Along with his fellow Board members, Mr. Terrell will help provide oversight and set CNAS’ strategic direction. 

“We are thrilled to have Fred join our Board,” said CNAS President Richard Fontaine. “Having spent decades in the financial sector, he has firsthand experience of the relationship between national security and economics. We look forward to calling on Fred’s deep expertise and insights.”

Mr. Terrell is Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Credit Suisse, where he is responsible for the Bank’s global banking relationship with some of its largest and most admired clients. He is a member of the Investment Banking Committee, Managing Director of the Promotion Committee and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Credit Suisse Americas Foundation. Mr. Terrell is a former member of the Board of Directors for the New York Life Insurance Company, Wellchoice, Inc. and Carver Bancorp, Inc., where he served as Chairman of the Board. He is a former member of the University Council of Yale University and past Chairman of the Board of the Coro Foundation, New York City. He is currently a member of the Board of Advisors of the Yale School of Management, the Board of Directors of the Partnership for New York City, the Partnership Fund for New York City and Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City. He is a member of The Economic Club of New York City and the Council on Foreign Relations. He earned his B.A. degree from La Verne College, an M.A. degree from Occidental College and his M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management and was a Coro Foundation Fellow in Public Affairs. 

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 For more information, please contact Neal Urwitz at nurwitz@cnas.org.

  • Neal Urwitz

    Director of External Relations

    Neal Urwitz is the Director of External Relations at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). At CNAS, Mr. Urwitz is responsible for the organization’s media relations, ...