Robert Howard is an active member of the Episcopal Church, serving on the Vestry at Christ & Saint Stephen’s… Church, and as a delegate to the Diocesan Convention. He also serves as Treasurer of the church’s Brown Bag Program, which provides packed lunches every weekday for over 16,000 guests each year. Robert’s education… concentrated in Classics and Philosophy, with a BA from Saint Peter’s College and was Shorey Fellow in Classical Philosophy at Harvard University. His career in finance began at Chase Manhattan, and continued at Merrill Lynch and BNP Paribas. A keen interest in the global markets allowed him to spend 10 years in France, 3 years in Japan and 2 years in the UK. Robert was Deputy Head of Corporate Investment Banking for North America at BNP Paribas in 2005 when he moved on to found GLC Management, a merchant banking business specializing in alternative asset management and financial advisory services. He retired from GLC in 2012, and is currently a Senior Adviser to the firm. Robert is delighted to join the clergy and staff as the parish moves into its new home in Spring 2022 and help expand its ministries. An amateur organist, Robert enjoys classical music and looks forward to the arrival of the new Bigelow organ at Epiphany.