TED CRONIN, founding partner of Manchester Capital Management, LLC, joined the Music Academy Board of Directors in November 2017. Recognized for many years in Barron’s as one of the top independent financial advisors in America, Mr. Cronin has been honored with numerous industry awards and is a frequent guest speaker at industry conferences. A member of the Explorers’ Club, he is active in numerous civic and charitable organizations, including former member of the Vermont Business Roundtable, former Trustee of the Village of Manchester, past Chairman of the Board of the Vermont Natural Resources Council, and former member of the Advisory Board of Charles Schwab. Mr. Cronin received his bachelor’s degree from Williams College and completed coursework at both Harvard Business School and the New York Institute of Finance. He then founded Manchester Capital as a family office, dedicated to caring for the assets of related families.