Private Investor

Mr. deWilde is currently a private investor and a management consultant focused on executive search and leadership assessment. Mr. deWilde recently taught in the leadership development program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In 1989 he founded Chartwell Partners International, an executive search firm that served private equity investors and public companies recruiting CEOs and other senior management. In 1999 Chartwell was acquired by LAI and ultimately Monster.com. Earlier, Mr. deWilde’s career spanned law, financial services, and government. In 1981 he joined Fannie Mae as EVP Policy and Planning and helped launch a successful turnaround. Earlier Mr. deWilde served as Deputy Commissioner of the FHA until he was appointed President of Ginnie Mae in 1976. An investment banker at Lehman Brothers and later a Managing Director of Lepercq de Neuflize & Co., Mr. deWilde was involved in the creation and sale of the first conventional mortgage-backed securities. He began his career as a lawyer on Wall Street at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt and Mosle, before moving to Washington. Mr. deWilde has served as a director of several public and private corporations in financial services, real estate and the fashion industry; and chaired the board of St. Luke’s School. Mr. deWilde and his wife Katherine August-deWilde have four terrific children. Mr. deWilde has an AB from Dartmouth College; a JD from the University of Virginia Law; and an MS in Management (Sloan Fellow) from Stanford Graduate School of Business (1984).