A.D. Frazier

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A.D. Frazier Jr. (born November 1951)[1] is an American business executive. Frazier served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games. He has held executive positions with INVESCO, Caremark, Gold Kist, and Danka Business Systems .[2]


Frazier started his career as a lawyer at C&S Bank in Atlanta. He went on to manage the 1977 inauguration of President Jimmy Carter and headed the team reorganizing the White House and Executive Office of the President, also under President Carter.[2] Frazier was also the first chairman of Georgia Public Broadcasting and helped merge two public television stations into one state agency.[2]

After the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Frazier went on to hold the position of President and CEO of INVESCO, a global investment management group.[3] During his career, Frazier has also served as the Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Stock Exchange.[4][5]

Frazier is the owner and chairman of WolfCreek Broadcasting, a radio broadcasting company in North Georgia.[2] He is also the COO and co-founder of BOTH USA, LLC.[6][7] He currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "A.D. Jr FRAZIER - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". Beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. 1997-03-12. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  2. ^ a b c d "Olympic Achievements". Georgia Trend. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  3. ^ "A.D. Frazier makes his new Invesco job official", Atlanta Business Chronicle; accessed March 10, 2017.
  4. ^ A.D. Frazier to lead Danka, Atlanta Business Chronicle; accessed March 10, 2017.
  5. ^ Chicago Stock Exchange Names Two Top Executives Archived June 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Olympic veterans A.D. Frazier, Erik Vonk launch venture, Atlanta Business Chronicle; accessed March 10, 2017.
  7. ^ Firm wants to reinvent the way we work, St. Petersburg Times; accessed March 10, 2017.

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