J. Christopher Donahue

J. Christopher Donahue

Chairman of the Board Lumen Institute

Mr. Donahue serves as president and CEO of Federated Investors, Inc., one of the nation’s largest investment management and financial services companies with over $350 billion in assets. As president and CEO, he develops the firm’s long-term strategies and goals and indirectly oversees the investment management and research, sales and marketing and administrative functions from company headquarters in Pittsburgh. He is also president and director of most of Federated’s global, international, and domestic equity mutual funds and international and domestic fixed-income funds.

Mr. Donahue graduated from Phillips Academy in 1967, Princeton University in 1971 and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1974. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and Florida Bar Association. He is Chairman of the board of Saint Vincent College, Chairman of the board of Lumen Institute, Chairman of the board of The Extra Mile Education Foundation and serves on the boards of Allegheny Conference on Community Development and World Affairs Council. He is a lifetime member of the Chief Executives Organization and The World Presidents’ Organization.