About Brian Maher
Brian Maher was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1970, followed by an M.A. in International Economics from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy in 1973. He and his wife of 43 years, Shelley, are residents of Naples, Florida, and spend several months a year at their home in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. They are both avid golfers, and Brian is also an experienced tennis player. They have two children, Tracey (40) and Brian (34) and four grandchildren.
Brian retired in 2006 from a 33-year career with Exxon Corporation and post-merger ExxonMobil, where he rose from financial analyst to senior financial management. He and his family moved 12 times during his career. He served as treasurer or in senior finance positions at key Exxon subsidiary companies in North America (New York, Miami, Toronto, and Dallas), Latin America (El Salvador and Chile), and Europe (Rome) as well as the Assistant Treasurer of Exxon and subsequently Exxon Mobil. Specifically, Brian oversaw the Corporation’s capital market debt financings; he directed financing strategy for the Corporation and approximately 200 affiliates worldwide; headed the Corporation’s Financial Policy group with responsibilities for activities such as the annual Corporate Financing Plan and the multi-billion dollar share repurchase; oversaw global Insurance and Pension operations and served on the New York Stock Exchange Pension Advisory Committee; and played a central role in recruiting and personnel development of the worldwide Treasurer’s organization.
Since retirement from Exxon, Brian has continued to be involved in the financial industry as a Senior Advisor to Saber Partners, LLC, a boutique Wall Street financial advisory company. While living in Dallas, he served on the Board and Finance Committee of the Dallas Theater Center as well as Treasurer of his homeowner’s association (HOA). After moving to Naples, he has served for five years as President of his HOA and as a member of the Board of Governors of Bay Colony Community Association.