Calvin R. "Chip" Carver Jr. '81

Retired managing director and co-head of information, IHS Markit; HWS Trustee

As managing director and co-head of information at IHS Markit (formerly Markit Group), a leading global financial information services company, Calvin R. “Chip” Carver Jr. ’81 oversaw the company’s global technology development, operations and infrastructure activities, among other areas.

An expert in the management of e-commerce for global trade processing, Carver joined Markit as co-head of the processing division and later served as COO. Previously, Carver spent six years as chief executive officer of SwapsWire, which Markit acquired in May 2008. Prior to that, he worked as a managing director at Goldman Sachs, where he managed fixed income derivatives trading and was responsible for e-commerce for global interest rate products, including government bonds and fixed incomes derivatives. 

A committed member of the HWS community, Carver has served more than a dozen years on the Colleges' Board of Trustees, on the Financial Affairs and Audit and Compliance Committees. Partnered with the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Learning, he has participated in the Professionals in Residence program and networked with numerous students and graduates who have gone on to internships and careers at Markit.

In the spring of 2012, the Calvin R. Carver Sr. Lecture and Student Support Endowment was established in honor of Carver’s father and to commemorate his brother, Gibb Carver. The endowment brings to campus each year one speaker who addresses a topic intended to promote inclusiveness, resiliency, positive mental health and social justice; and assists students at the Colleges who may be experiencing mental or physical health difficulties stemming from developmental, personal or family circumstances. The inaugural speaker of the series was gay rights advocate, Judy Shepard, who visited campus in April 2013.

The Carver & DeLaney Family Environmental Studies Endowment, named in honor of Carver and his wife Anne DeLaney, supports student sustainability projects on the HWS campus and in local communities. The grants can be used toward sustainability initiatives, such as those related to energy management, water management, food/agriculture systems, biodiversity, community design, and outreach/education.

Carver holds an MBA from New York University and a BA in economics from Hobart College.