Richard Mayo is Chairman of Mayo Capital Partners in Boston.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1964, Mr. Mayo began his investment career with the First Union National Bank in Charlotte, N.C. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Management in 1968.
After graduation, he was a security analyst for the Keystone Custodian Growth Fund. In 1969 he helped found Batterymarch Financial Management, where he served as a portfolio manager. In 1977, Mr. Mayo was a Founding Partner of the investment firm Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (GMO), and he was with GMO until he founded Mayo Capital Partners in January of 2002.
Mr. Mayo is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation and is also on the Board of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company. He also serves on the Board of the Children’s Hospital Trust in Boston and is a member of its investment committee.