• Industrial

Walter Galvin

Senior Advisor

Walter Galvin is a Senior Advisor of Irving Place Capital. He focuses on investments in the packaging and industrial sectors. Prior to joining Irving Place Capital, Mr. Galvin was with Emerson Electric, a diversified global manufacturing leader in industrial, commercial and consumer markets. Mr. Galvin spent 40 years at the company in a variety of senior executive roles, including Executive Vice President of the US Motors business unit, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Vice Chairman and finally as a Director of the Board from 2000-2013. During Mr. Galvin’s tenure, the company grew revenues from under $1 billion to almost $25 billion. Prior to joining Emerson, Mr. Galvin spent three years in the U. S. Navy as a Lieutenant. Mr. Galvin currently serves on the Board of Directors of Ameren Corporation, Aegion Corporation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


M.B.A. from Cornell University

B.S.E.E. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute