Walter "Chip" C. Flower, III
An investment counselor, Walter C. Flower III is president of Walter C. Flower & Company, Inc. and has served in this capacity since 1978. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Tulane University in 1960 and a master’s degree in business administration in finance from Harvard University in 1964.
Prior to the start of Walter C. Flower & Co., Inc., Mr. Flower served as Vice-President, Managing Partner of Loomis, Sayles & Company, Inc., a national investment counseling firm, which New Orleans office he opened and operated until forming his own company in 1978. He has served as a consultant to the Agency for International Development, U.S. State Department, performing economic studies (1964-1965); as a Supply Corps Officer in the U.S. Navy (1960-1962); as a Director of Lusk Shipping Company, Inc. (1965-1995); as Chairman of the Executive Committee of Southern Vital Records Center, Inc. (1980-1990), and as a Director of the Starmount Company (1981-2008). He has also served as past Chairman of the Tulane Health Sciences Center Board of Directors; as past President of the St. Charles Avenue Association, and as a Director of Longue Vue House & Garden and the Historic Faubourg St. Mary, a non-profit revolving fund for historic preservation.
Currently, in addition to serving as President of the Industrial Development Board of the City of New Orleans, he presently serves on the President’s Counsel of Tulane University; as Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Tulane Hospital Board, and as a current member of the Beauregard Historic House.
Mr. Flower is listed in “Who’s Who in America”, and “Who’s Who in Finance and Industry”.
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