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Biography of Reba White Williams
www.rebawhitewilliams.org

Education:

High School: St. Mary’s School, Raleigh, N.C.

College: Duke University, Durham, N.C. , BA in English

Graduate Studies:

Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, MBA

Hunter College, MA, Art History.

Graduate Center, CUNY, Ph.D., Art History.  Major:  American Painting and Sculpture; Minor: American and European Prints, 19th and 20th Century.  Dissertation: The Weyhe Gallery Between The Wars, 1919-40.

Dr. Williams has taken non-credit writing courses at Humber College; The New School; Oxford; Vermont College; and Antioch College among other schools, and on-line short courses on miscellaneous topics (e.g., book-reviewing). She has taken non-credit courses on prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Brief Summary of Work Experience:

1991-May 2001: Director of Special Projects, Alliance Capital Management Corporation; Member of Board of Directors, Alliance Capital Management. 

Five years as a securities analyst, Mitchell Hutchins, Inc.

Nine years at McKinsey & Company, Inc. in research functions including assignments in London and a consulting project in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Dr. Williams has written many articles on finance and art for Institutional Investor, Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of the Print World, Art & Auction, Print Quarterly, among others.

Other Activities and Affiliations:

Honorary Keeper of American Prints, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England

Member, Council on Foreign Relations

Previous Affiliations:

Vice-Chairman, New York State Council on the Arts, May 1999-May 2001

Member, New York State Council on the Arts, July 1996-May 2001

President, Art Commission of the City of New York, 1997-1998

Member, Art Commission of the City of New York, 1995-1998

Member, MoMA Print Associates

Member, MoMA Print Committee

Member, Whitney Museum, Print Committee

Member, The Metropolitan Museum, Print Committee

Member, Editorial Board, Print Quarterly

Personal:

Married to Dave H. Williams

Member, The Cosmopolitan Club, New York, NY

Member, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT

Member, Stonington Harbor Yacht Club, Stonington, CT

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Biography of Dave H. Williams

Education:

High School: Austin High School, Austin, Texas

College: University of Texas, Austin.  B.S. Chemical Engineering

Graduate Studies:

Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, MBA;

Hunter College: graduate courses in Art History and History;

Graduate Center, CUNY: graduate courses in Art History.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: special classes on prints

Currently enrolled in MFA Nonfiction Program, Spalding University

Work Experience:

1977-2001: Chairman, then Chairman Emeritus, Alliance Capital Management

Ten years as Director of Research, Executive Vice President, Mitchell, Hutchins, Inc.

Six years as a securities analyst in investment management

Military Service:

1956-1959: U.S. Navy, Lt. j.g.

 

Other Activities and Affiliations:

Honorary Keeper of American Prints, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England

Member, Council on Foreign Relations

Trustee, U.S.S. Intrepid Museum

Previous Affiliations:

Member, MoMA Print Associates

Trustee, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Trustee, The American Federation of Art

Trustee, The Foreign Policy Association

Personal:

Married to Reba White Williams

Member, The Knickerbocker Club, New York, NY

Member, The Century Association, New York, NY

Member, The Grolier Club, New York, NY

Member, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT

Member, Stonington Harbor Yacht Club, Stonington, CT

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