The Salisbury community proudly welcomed back rowing legend, Porter Collins '93 as our 2018 Convocation speaker. Porter spoke to students, parents, alumni and friends about his success, the role his Salisbury experience played in it and what he does to continue achieving success in life outside of rowing. With understated confidence Porter talked about meeting every small challenge along the way and how those small achievements snowball into more success. He described his rise in the world of competitive rowing and how great an impact having "big heart" has on your goals. For Porter, Salisbury helped lay the foundation for his work ethic and constant desire to meet the next challenge.
Porter Collins '93 is co-founder and Portfolio Manager of Seawolf Capital LLC, an equity hedge fund based in New York City. He was formerly Senior Analyst and a Partner of the FrontPoint Financial Services Fund.
Prior to joining FrontPoint, Porter was a Financial Services Analyst and a Retail/Consumer Analyst at Chilton Investment Co., Inc and also served as a Portfolio Analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. Commodities Corporation.
Porter is a member of the Board of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, the Investment Committee of Salisbury School, the Board of Directors of the National Rowing Foundation and the Board of Stewards of Power Ten New York, Inc., and is a Steward of the Brown Rowing Association.
Porter was a member of the U.S. Olympic rowing team in 1996 and 2000 and is a three-time World Rowing Champion. Porter Collins earned his A.B. from Brown University.