Bruce Schnitzer

Bruce Schnitzer


Bruce W. Schnitzer has been a successful private equity investor since 1985 and Chairman of Wand Partners, a private equity firm specialized in insurance and other specialty financial services, since 1987. From 1977 to 1985, Mr. Schnitzer was a senior executive with Marsh & McLennan, where he served as President and CEO of Marsh, Inc. (the world-wide insurance broker) and as Chief Financial Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE-MMC). Prior to joining Marsh & McLennan, Mr. Schnitzer was a Vice President and head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company (J.P. Morgan) — 1967-76.

Mr. Schnitzer is an independent director of ProSight Global, a publicly-held property and liability insurance group and GWG Holdings, a manager of alternative private equity assets.  He is also a director of a number of private companies in which Wand Partners is involved. 

Mr. Schnitzer serves on several non-profit boards, including as Chairman of The Institute of Human Origins,  a Director of The Litchfield Land Trust, and a Director & President of the Scherr-Thoss Charitable Foundation.

Mr. Schnitzer graduated from the University of Texas, Austin in 1966 (B.B.A.) and received an M.B.A. from the University of Texas, Austin in 1967.