Senior Officer, Investment Programs & Governance State Board of Administration (SBA) of Florida
Mr. McCauley’s primary responsibilities include active strategies within corporate governance as well as investment program management for the Florida PRIME™ investment pool and other non-pension investment mandates totaling over $14 billion. He also is a member of the SBA’s Senior Investment Group, responsible for investment and operational oversight across all SBA portfolios. He serves as Corporate Secretary for both the Florida Water Pollution Financing Corporation and the Inland Protection Financing Corporation. Prior to these duties, Mr. McCauley oversaw investment communications, managed the administration of defined contribution component of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), and was responsible for investment research across all asset classes within the Chief Investment Officer’s unit.
Mr. McCauley is a member of the CFA Institute, the Jacksonville Society of Financial Analysts, the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, and the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN). He also sits on the advisory board of the Harvard Law School Institutional Investor Forum (HIIF).
In 2019, Mr. McCauley was appointed to the Independent Steering Committee of Broadridge Financial Services. Members of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) elected Mr. McCauley to the Board of Governors in 2015, serving as Chairman from 2017 to 2019. He also served on the ICGN’s Governance and Awards Committees. In 2011, members of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) elected Mr. McCauley to the Board of Directors, serving as Chair from 2015 through 2016. He is a founding member of the Investor Stewardship Group (ISG), helping to develop the Framework for U.S. Stewardship and Governance in 2017. He served as a member of the Working Group that developed the Shareholder-Director Exchange (SDX) Protocol in 2014. From 2009 until 2011, he served as Co-Chair of CII’s International Corporate Governance Issues Committee.
Mr. McCauley served as a subcommittee member of the CFA Institute’s Global Corporate Governance Task Force from 2003 to 2005 as well as a member of the 2006 NACD/Council of Institutional Investors Joint Task Force Reviewing the Performance of Boards and Shareowners in the Post-Enron Environment. In 2008, Mr. McCauley was named a ‘Rising Star of Corporate Governance’ by the Center for Corporate Governance & Performance at the Yale School of Management.
Mr. McCauley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida (UF) and a Master in Public Administration (MPA) from Florida State University (FSU). He is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) and a Certified Treasury Professional® (CTP).