Chairman, Board of Advisors
Chars is the Chairman of Douglass Winthrop's Board of Advisors. He is a Senior Consultant for Huss Group, PR and Public Affairs. Chars was a principal and portfolio manager at Douglass Winthrop from 2009 through 2016. Previously he was a founder and Managing Member of Scotsman Capital Management LLC and the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Spears, Benzak, Salomon & Farrell.
Chars serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Business, Government & Society at The Tuck School in Hanover, New Hampshire. He is an advisor to The Dempsey Center in Lewiston, Maine, and is a Director of The Flea, an Off-Off-Broadway theater in Manhattan. He is a trustee of the Biddeford Pool Improvement Association and Treasurer of The Pool Association in Biddeford Pool, Maine, where he lives.
Chars received his A.B. magna cum laude from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. from Tuck, where he was named a Tuck Scholar.