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Philip M. Byrne

Philip M. Byrne

Director

Mr. Byrne is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and the Harvard Business School and holds a professional designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst. He spent 30 years in the investment management business as a securities analyst and portfolio manager for several large mutual funds and institutional accounts. He was president of Keystone Investment Management Corp., the investment counsel arm of Keystone Investments, and was one of the partners who bought Keystone from Travelers Corp. in 1989. He served on the board of Keystone Investments, The Massachusetts Company (America’s oldest trust company), several private companies and numerous not-for-profit organizations.   Mr. Byrne served as a lieutenant in the US Air Force and as a captain in the Massachusetts Air National Guard.  As an Air Force ROTC cadet he served as a commander of the Color Guard for President John F. Kennedy.  He was national and world champion (masters division) in the decathlon in 2001, held several senior administrative positions in the sport and in 2012 was elected to the USA Track & Field Hall of Fame (masters division).  He was a member of world championship maxi-yacht racing programs on Matador in 1990 and Merit Cup in 1992.

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