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Max Angerholzer serves as Senior Adviser to the Upsher Management Company, a New York-based single family office, which manages a diversified global investment portfolio.  Max is also Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, a non-partisan policy organization in Washington, DC that applies lessons of leadership and history to current domestic and international challenges and promotes cooperation among the White House, Congress, and the private sector.


Max previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the George & Barbara Bush Foundation, which is dedicated to preserving the historic legacies of President & Mrs. Bush.  Headquartered in College Station, Texas with satellite offices in Houston and Washington, DC, the Bush Foundation coordinates and promotes public policy and education efforts at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum and Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government & Public Service. 


Prior to joining the Bush Foundation, Max served as Executive Vice President of the Institute of International Education, a global non-profit organization that partners with governments, multinational corporations, universities, and foundations to design and manage educational and leadership programs, including the U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright Program and the U.S. Department of Defense’s Language Flagship.  Max previously served as President & CEO of the Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress.  He was also Managing Director of the Richard Lounsbery Foundation, a philanthropic institution that awards grants to support scientific and medical research, as well as science and technology policy, education,

international relations, and security programs.


Max is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC and serves on the boards of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and the St. Paul’s Cathedral Trust in America.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and a Master of Arts from the George Washington University’s

Elliott School of International Affairs. 

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