Carolyn Schwenker Brody earned a graduate degree in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 1976 and was a city planner in Portland, Maine, for several years before earning a master’s degree in business administration at Harvard University in 1983. Brody worked in real estate investment in Boston and New York and later worked as a real estate consultant to the World Bank in Washington, D.C., in the 1990s. She has served on the boards of numerous arts organizations including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Phillips Collection, and the National Building Museum, where she served as chairman of the board from 2000 to 2006. She is began service on the board of the trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 2004, and was elected its chair in 2010.
CFA Service: 1994–2003