Robert Rosenkranz is CEO of Delphi Financial Group, an insurance company with some $10 billion in assets, and the founder of a group of investment and private equity partnerships.
He serves on the board of directors for the Manhattan Institute and the Lincoln Center Film Society in New York and of Policy Exchange, the center-right think tank in London. He is also a member of the Yale University Council, the Yale School of Architecture Deanís Council, the Council on Foreign Relations and of the Visiting Committee for the Department of Photography at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
A graduate of Yale University (A.B. summa cum laude 1962) and Harvard Law School (J.D. 1965), he was a tax lawyer with the New York law firm of Cahill, Gordon & Reindel and an economist with The RAND Corporation, where he was engaged in research on foreign policy issues and municipal finance. In 1969, he joined Oppenheimer & Company where he was a General Partner when he left to form Rosenkranz & Company, a private equity firm, in 1978.
Mr. Rosenkranz lives in Manhattan in an apartment that reflects his interests in Asian art and modern design. He has two adult children, Nicholas and Stephanie, both Consitutional law scholars, and is married to Alexandra Munroe, Ph.D., Senior Curator of Asian Art at the Guggenheim Museum.
Stephanie Rosenkranz Hessler is an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute. She writes frequently on constitutional law, national security law, counter terrorism law and judicial nominations. Her work has been featured in the Weekly Standard, National Review, the Washington Examiner and on Fox News.
Ms. Hessler served as a constitutional lawyer for the Senate Judiciary Committee. She drafted and negotiated legislation and advised on a wide range of topics including terrorist surveillance, domestic wiretapping, Guantanamo detainees, habeas corpus, presidential signing statements, abortion, voting rights and eminent domain. She also served on the legal team that counseled on the nomination of Justice Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court.
Before joining the staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Ms. Hessler practiced international arbitration at a private law firm in New York City. After graduating from law school, Ms. Hessler clerked for the Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Jr., the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Ms. Hessler received her B.A. in English Literature from Kenyon College and her J.D. from New York University School of Law. She lives in New York City with her husband and their twins.
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz is a Professor of Law at Georgetown University, a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, and an occasional Broadway producer.