R. Wheatley McDowell

Vice Chair

Richmond Capital Management

Wheat McDowell is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Richmond Capital Management. He has been on the investment team at Richmond Capital since April of 2001. Prior to that date, he worked 15 years for sell side institutions (Lehman Brothers and First Union Securities) as a bond trader.

Wheat serves on the Foundation Board and the Investment Committee of St. Christopher’s School in Richmond. Previously, he volunteered on the Board of CFA Virginia, a member society of the CFA Institute. In addition to his CFA Charter, he holds a B.A. and a M.B.A. from the University of Virginia. Wheat was raised in Richmond and is the son of Better Housing Coalition’s co-founder Carter McDowell.