John Dyson

Mr. Dyson is the founder of Millbrook Vineyards and Winery. He also serves as Chairman of Millbrook Capital Management, Inc. (MCM), a private investment firm that manages a manufacturing company, the vineyard and wine group, and a hedge fund. In addition, MCM manages direct investments and indirect investments for the Dyson Family and MCM’s executives.

From 1994-2001 Mr. Dyson worked in the administration of New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani as the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Finance (1994-1996) and as the Chairman of the Mayor’s Council of Economic Advisors (1997-2001). Mr. Dyson was the Chairman of the New York Power Authority (1979-1985), the Commissioner of Commerce for New York State (1975-1979), and Commissioner of Agriculture of New York State (1974).

In 1970-1974 he worked at Dyson-Kissner-Moran, a family-owned investment company. He served as a Director & co-Chairman of the board in later years.

Mr. Dyson served as First Lieutenant, US Army, Military Intelligence for two years, including one year in Vietnam. He later served six months in the Pentagon on the staff of the Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence (1968-1970).

Mr. Dyson holds a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University (1967), and a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University (1965), where he majored in Agricultural Economics. He is the author of Our Historic Hudson, a book on the history of the Hudson River Valley.