Lawton W. Fitt

Founding Partner at Circle Financial Group LLC

Lawton W. Fitt

Lawton W. Fitt

Founding Partner at Circle Financial Group LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

The Royal Academy of Arts
Circle Financial Group LLC

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7679

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

28

Birthday

1954

Age

66

Number of Awards

3

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Ciena Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Progressive Corp.

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President, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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Founder at ARM Ltd. - United Kingdom

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Chief Executive Officer at Stone Point Capital LLC

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Executive Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

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Former General Counsel at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

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American Friends of Eton College operates a a non-for-profit organization that supports Eton College. It welcomes donations including share gifts and legacies from Old Etonians and other corporate sponsors. The company is headquartered in McLean, VA.

Education
MBA
Class of 1979

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is one of the world's leading business schools, offering MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs.The Darden School improves the world by developing and inspiring responsible leaders and by advancing knowledge.The unique Darden experience combines the case study method, the highest-ranked faculty whose research advances global managerial practice and business education, and a tight-knit learning environment to develop principled and complete leaders.

Bachelor's Degree

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Women's Forum is a community where preeminent New York women leaders of diverse achievement come together to make a difference for each other and to take an active, leadership role in matters of importance to them.

Member

Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, was founded December 3, 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia by 15 student and faculty leaders. The founders formulated the idea that leadership of exceptional quality and versatility in college should be recognized, that representatives in all phases of college life should cooperate in worthwhile endeavors, and that outstanding students, faculty, and administrators should meet on a basis of mutual interest, understanding, and helpfulness. O?K® was the first college honor society of a national scope to give recognition and honor for meritorious leadership and service in extracurricular activities and to encourage development of general campus citizenship. Since its founding, Omicron Delta Kappa has initiated over 300,000 members.

Member
Prior

The Raven Society operates as a non-partisan political action committee to protect the rural, natural, and historic qualities of Blount County and East Tennessee. The company is headquartered in Maryville, TN.

Career History
Partner
1979 - 2002

Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS&Co.), a limited partnership registered as a U.S. broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, together with its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively, the firm), is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Group Inc.), a Delaware corporation. The firm is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.

Founding Partner
Tenure Unconfirmed

Circle Financial Group LLC provides wealth management platform and solutions. It also provides philanthropy and tax and estate planning services. The company was founded by Rosemary L. Ripley and Maria L. Chrin was founded on January 24, 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Secretary & Chief Executive Officer
2002 - 2005

The Royal Academy of Arts is a private company headquartered in London, UK, with operations in the United Kingdom, that operates an art school.The company says this about itself: We're run by the Royal Academicians, artists and architects elected by their peers in recognition of their exceptional work. We're home to Britain's longest established art school, the RA Schools. Every year since 1768 we've held an annual Summer Exhibition, the largest open-submission art exhibition in the world. We present our collection of art and architecture in free displays throughout our home on Piccadilly. We are home to Britain's longest established art school, the RA Schools. Our three-year postgraduate course is one of the most competitive in the country, and we're proud to offer free tuition to all who study here.

Boards & Committees
Independent Non-Executive Director
2017 - Current

Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to develop, test, deploy, assess and modernize business-critical enterprise applications. Micro Focus’ software enables customers’ business applications to respond rapidly to market changes and embrace modern architectures with reduced cost and risk. Micro Focus has more than 30 years of expertise, more than 18,000 customers and over two million licensed users, including 91 of the Fortune Global 100 companies.

Member, Board of Directors
2012 - Current

Carlyle Group Management LLC engages in managing operations and activites of carlyle group. The firm offers asset management services to its customers. The company was founded by David Mark Rubenstein, William E. Conway, Jr. and Daniel A. D'Aniello and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Chairperson, Board of Directors
2009 - Current

Progressive Corp. is an insurance holding company, which engages in the provision of personal and commercial auto insurance, residential property insurance, and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services. It operates through the following segments: Personal Lines, Commercial Lines and Property. The Personal Lines segment includes agency and direct businesses. The Commercial Lines segment writes primary liability and physical damage insurance for automobiles and trucks owned and operated predominately by small business in the auto, for-hire transportation, contractor, for-hire specialty, tow, and for-hire livery markets. The Property segment covers residential property insurance for homeowners, other property owners, and renters. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Mayfield Village, OH.

Director
2002 - 2005

The Royal Academy of Arts is a private company headquartered in London, UK, with operations in the United Kingdom, that operates an art school.The company says this about itself: We're run by the Royal Academicians, artists and architects elected by their peers in recognition of their exceptional work. We're home to Britain's longest established art school, the RA Schools. Every year since 1768 we've held an annual Summer Exhibition, the largest open-submission art exhibition in the world. We present our collection of art and architecture in free displays throughout our home on Piccadilly. We are home to Britain's longest established art school, the RA Schools. Our three-year postgraduate course is one of the most competitive in the country, and we're proud to offer free tuition to all who study here.

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

MoMa PS1, a subsidiary of The Museum of Modern Art, is an American company located in New York, NY. The firm operates art institutions.

Director
Prior

Human Rights Watch is one of the world's leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.Their rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse. For 30 years, Human Rights Watch has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$500 +
2016

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

$3,000 - $5,999
2015

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

$3,000 - $5,999
2014

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$30.8K
2008

Former President of United States

$1,000
2001

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

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Awards & Honors
Sidney F. Small Scholarship
FMC Scholarship
University of Virginia William M. Shermet Scholarship
Events
Speaker
Darden School of Business - E-SummitCoference

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