Frederick (Shad) Rowe founded Greenbrier Partners, a Dallas-based investment fund, in 1985. Prior to founding Greenbrier Partners, he was president of Rowe & Company Inc. Investment Brokers/Bankers, which he founded in 1978. He received a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University, served in the U.S. Navy and received an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin.
Rowe is a member of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board, a co-founder of the Great Investors’ Best Ideas Foundation, president of the Investors for Director Accountability Foundation, and a board member of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. He is a former trustee of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and a former chair of the Texas Pension Review Board.
Rowe’s articles have appeared in Forbes, Fortune, Barron’s, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, Texas Monthly and D Magazine. His comments have appeared in The New York Times, Bloomberg Markets, The Dallas Morning News, CNBC and Bloomberg Television.
Rowe and his wife, Michele, live in Dallas. They have four grown children.