Mr. Griswold joined Alex. Brown & Sons in 1967, became a partner of the firm in 1972, was elected vice chairman of the board and director in 1984,...
Mr. Griswold joined Alex. Brown & Sons in 1967, became a partner of the firm in 1972, was elected vice chairman of the board and director in 1984, and became chairman of the board in 1987. Upon the acquisition of Alex. Brown by Bankers Trust New York Corporation in 1997, he became senior chairman of BT Alex. Brown, and upon the acquisition of Bankers Trust by Deutsche Bank in 1999, he became senior chairman of Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, the predecessor of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. Mr. Griswold retired from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. in February 2005 and was appointed chairman of Brown Advisory, an asset management and strategic advisory firm, in March 2005. Mr. Griswold, who is 67, was first elected a director of Black & Decker in 2001. He also serves as a director of Baltimore Life Insurance Company, Flowers Foods, Inc., and W.P. Carey & Co., LLC. He also serves on Deutsche Bank's North Americas Client Advisory Board. In the non-profit sector, he is a trustee of the Johns Hopkins University and the Peabody Institute, and chairs the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Endowment Board.