Eugene Duffy served in two city government administrations for legendary Atlanta mayors Maynard Jackson and Andrew Young. As Mayor Young’s Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Duffy played central roles in several Atlanta firsts – expanding Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, developing Underground Atlanta, building GA 400, the state’s first toll road and Atlanta being named host of the 1996 Olympic Games. He was elected Chairman of the Urban Consortium and later served as Trustee for the Willie L. Brown Jr. Institute on Politics and Public Service. Presently, he is Partner and Principal at Paradigm Asset Management Company, a registered investment advisor focusing on large pension funds. Duffy has served as former Chair of the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP), Trustee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Emory University Board of Visitors, and Trustee for the Atlanta Botanical Garden He earned a B.S. degree at Morehouse College where he was a student member of the Board of Trustees and as the Charles E. Merrill Scholar for study at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.