With more than 40 years of senior executive experience, Anthony W. Deering has served in management positions for several large companies throughout the United States. Anthony W. Deering has also been a board member of a number of organizations and charities. His service includes a term as chairman of the board for the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Opened in 1914, the Baltimore Museum of Art features 210,000 square feet of exhibition space within a historic 1920s building designed by architect John Russell Pope. The museum includes over 95,000 artifacts and works from around the world, many of which were featured in the Art of the Ancient Americas exhibit.
Dating back to 2500 BC, Art of the Ancient Americas highlighted works from native cultures such as the Chimu and Muisca people of Andean South America and the Aztec and Maya people of Mesoamerica. One of the original exhibits in this collection included the Myths of Ancient Peru, a collection of Peruvian ceramics. Other important objects included figures depicting Maya and Aztec noblewomen, and a serpentine figure of Olmec origin.
Before becoming the chairman of Exeter Capital in Lutherville, Maryland, Anthony W. Deering attended the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business where he earned an MBA. Anthony W. Deering also received an honorary doctor of humane letters in 2015 from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
A preeminent educational institution, Johns Hopkins University was established more than 140 years ago and currently includes training activities and research centers in over 150 countries around the world. The university features nine different academic divisions, including the Carey Business School.
Founded in 2006, the Carey Business School was named after William Polk Carey, an American businessman and philanthropist. It offers research programs that study the effects of business in government and the challenges posed by government regulations and initiatives. As a part of its student training in meeting business challenges, the school has created student initiatives like the Innovation for Humanity project.
The Innovation for Humanity experience is an international program that helps students become more creative business leaders and learn how to build sustainable businesses. The program includes a three-week residency along with traveling to various sites to study global challenges regarding social welfare, deteriorating infrastructure, and public health issues.