Burton M. Strauss, Jr.
Burton Strauss is retired after a 45-year career in transportation finance. He worked as a transportation security analyst for a number of major investment firms, closing his career as a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers. His specialty included railroads and trucking companies, as well as equipment suppliers and transportation-related finance companies. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of a mid-western railroad company and as a partner in an investor relations agency, where he assisted public companies in disseminating information to the financial community.
He currently serves as the Treasurer of VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Mr. Strauss received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Administration from Yale University and a M.B.A. in Public Utilities from New York University.
Mr. Strauss and his wife reside in Manhattan and have two adult children.