Andrew A. Davis is the President of Davis Selected Advisers and also manages the Davis Real Estate Mutual Fund as well as several private accounts with a focus on real estate. He has more than 30 years of experience in investment management and securities analysis.
Prior to joining Davis Selected Advisers in 1993, Mr. Davis was Vice President of PaineWebber Incorporated in charge of the closed-end fund and convertible securities research departments.
In addition to serving on the Gibney board, Mr. Davis also currently serves on the boards of the Central Park Conservancy (NY), the United States Ski and Snowboard Foundation (UT), Friends of Acadia (ME), the Holderness School (NH), the Philharmonia Orchestra of London and the Tastevin Foundation (NY). He also serves on the Special Projects Committee of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (NY).
He is the founder of the Davis New Mexico Scholarship, the largest private scholarship fund in the state of New Mexico, which provides four years of tuition, room and board, books, and travel funds to dedicated students who are the first in their families to attend college.
For seven years commencing in 2003, he was appointed by New Mexico’s Governor to serve as a member of the New Mexico State Investment Council. In addition, he served as the Chair of the Council’s Private Equity Investment Advisory Committee until February 2009 and as a member of the Council’s Subcommittee from its inception.
He has served on the board or investment committees of numerous organizations including the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum (NM), the Lensic Performing Arts Center (NM), the National Dance Institute of New Mexico, Santa Fe Preparatory School (NM) and Oceana (DC).
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby and served on Colby’s Board of Trustees. In 2015, he received an honorary doctorate from his alma mater.