With expertise in investment strategy and portfolio risk management, Stewart Strawbridge serves as a managing partner of the investment advisory firm Selkirk Partners. Stewart Strawbridge also holds advisory roles with a number of local organizations, and he recently committed to becoming a board member for St. George’s School in Rhode Island.
A boarding and day school for high school students, St. George’s focuses on providing the most relevant and meaningful education to its students, a mission that it advances by supporting the Merck-Horton Center for Teaching and Learning. Since it was founded in 2009, the center has worked to deliver the latest evidence-based teaching and learning approaches to St George’s students.
The program was created in collaboration with the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and its resulting research on education innovation, student-centered learning, and the implementation of new technologies and pedagogies has been published in various scholarly journals. Primarily dedicated to student success, the Merck-Horton Center also explores educational concepts such as active learning and student choice in St. George’s classrooms.
Stewart Strawbridge rode The Bruce to victory in the 111th running of the Maryland Hunt Cup in 2007