Austin Shapard majored in History at Yale and earned his MBA at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the President & CEO of Fiduciary Trust, where he is responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the company and ensuring its values-based culture. He is also chairman of the company’s New Hampshire affiliate, Fiduciary Trust Company of New England, and the firm’s holding company, Fiduciary Company Incorporated.

Prior to joining Fiduciary in 2014, Austin held several senior leadership positions at Rockefeller & Co., the global wealth management firm, including President & COO and Vice Chairman & Managing Director. Before Rockefeller & Co., Mr. Shapard was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co. within its financial institutions group. Austin is a board member of the Peabody Essex Museum, the Boston Athenaeum, and Provident Loan Society.

Austin and his wife, Abigail, have two daughters.