Frederic H. Mayerson
Frederic H. Mayerson is the Chairman and Managing General Partner of The Walnut Group, a diversified private equity investment company, as well as the Founder and Principal of The Frederic H. Mayerson Group. His numerous affiliations include: Director of U.S. Bank Board of Advisors, Trustee of the Mayerson Foundation, Member of The League of American Theatres and Producers, and Director of the Robert F. Kennedy Center For Human Rights. Mr. Mayerson has been involved in numerous ventures that include co-founding and development of Chi Chi’s Mexican Restaurants and Pinons, a fine dining establishment in Aspen, CO; Chairman of Flat Out Crazy, a dual concept Pan-Asian restaurant company; Chairman of United Sports Ventures, which owned a number of minor league baseball and hockey teams that won six championships, and he has co-produced twelve Tony Award winning Broadway musicals and a Pulitzer Prize-Winning drama. Mr. Mayerson is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and practiced law in New York City. He has run the Montreal Marathon, raced as a licensed NASCAR driver, and continues to enjoy and compete in a wide range of other sporting activities.