Executive Director Richard W. Ingram
Executive Director Richard W. Ingram has more than 30 years of experience in the administration of public pension systems, institutional investments and financial management with public and non-profit organizations. He assumed his duties with TRS on January 27, 2011.
Prior to joining TRS, Mr. Ingram served as executive director of the New Hampshire Retirement System, a 75,000-member public pension fund.
A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. Ingram spent the last decade in leadership positions for non-profit and public service organizations in New Hampshire. Prior to joining the NHRS in 2009, he served for two years as executive director of The Housing Partnership, a non-profit organization based in Portsmouth that develops, owns and advocates for affordable housing throughout New Hampshire and Maine. He also served as president of the 1,000-member Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce; executive director of the Seacoast Big Brothers Big Sisters; and director of development for Odyssey House, Inc., a non-profit social service organization.
During the 1990s Mr. Ingram worked primarily in the investment and financial services sector. He served as executive vice president of Funds Distributor, Inc., of Boston, Massachusetts and was responsible for financial administration and marketing services for clients across the country that included large investment management firms. He served as vice president and division manager for First Data Corporation, of Boston, where he managed more than 150 staff in providing full-service mutual fund accounting and administration.
Prior to joining First Data Corporation, he served as a manager in the Boston office of the accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co., and his clients included investment firms, banks, financial service companies and regulated utilities; and as treasury and tax manager for the Courier Corporation of Lowell, Massachusetts.
In the last decade, Mr. Ingram has served on numerous boards overseeing a variety of organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for the communities where he has lived, including the Northern New England Housing Investment Fund, the United Way of the Greater Seacoast, Seacare Health Services, the NH Citizens Healthcare Initiative and the Seacoast Repertory Theater. He also has served as a selectman for the Town of North Hampton, New Hampshire and as an adjunct instructor at the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics.
Mr. Ingram holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Rhode Island, where he participated in football and rugby; and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
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