Robert Abernethy is Chairman of American Standard Development Company and Managing Director of Metropolitan Investments, LLC. He received a BA from Johns Hopkins University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, certificates in Real Estate and Construction Management from UCLA.
Bob is a member Emeritus of the Advisory Council of the School of Advanced International Studies in and a Trustee of John Hopkins University. He serves as a Vice-Chairman of the Atlantic Council, the executive committee of the Pacific Council on International Policy, a member of the Chairman’s Forum of the Council on Foreign Relations and the US Department of State Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy. Bob is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Brookings Institution as well as the Advisory Board for The Truman National Security Project and serves on the Boards of Directors of the RAND Center for Global Risk & Security and the New Leaders Council. Bob’s gift will help enhance International Student House’s relationship with Johns Hopkins University.