Peter A. Wright '75, MBA'76
Cayuga Fund Board of Directors
Cayuga Fund Investment Committee
Peter is founder and principal of hedge fund P.A.W Partners, which he established in 1990, and has been actively involved with the Parker Center and Johnson for many years. In 2012, Peter was honored as a Foremost Benefactor of Cornell, in recognition of his generosity to Cornell. He serves as an investment advisor (i.e., mentor) to Cayuga Fund students covering the media, telecom, and technology industry and regularly calls into the annual shareholders’ meeting in this capacity. He has generously contributed to various initiatives at Johnson, including leading the fundraising drive to establish the Alumni Chair in Asset Management Professorship in finance, endowing a fund to support practitioner expenses at the Parker Center for Investment Research, and more recently, committing a large gift to name a finance professor for Johnson’s One-Year MBA at Cornell NYC Tech. Prior to founding his fund, Peter held prestigious positions in financial analysis and investment management at IBM, the Gartner Group, and Soundview Financial Group.