Harry O’Mealia is the Chief Executive Officer and president of 1919 Investment Counsel. Harry entered the Financial Services Industry in 1985 and has held senior positions at JP Morgan, US Trust Company and TiedemannTrust Company. He has also served as President of O’Mealia Outdoor Advertising Company, a family business, as President of Black River Media, a publishing venture and as an Associate in the corporate department of Lowenstein, Sandler.
Over the past number of years, Harry has participated in panels or has been a source for articles on Mergers and Acquisitions in the RIA space, the Distinction between the Investment Profession and the Investment Business, Tension Between Growth and Profitability, Family Businesses and Comparison of Wealth Management Business Models. Harry is a Board member of the Community Foundation of New Jersey and Chairs its Finance and Investment Committees. He is a member of the Bars of the State of New Jersey and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also a past Board member of the Baltimore Urban Debate League, The Maryland Science Center, NJN, New Jersey’s public television and radio network, the New Jersey Trust for Public Land, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Morristown Memorial Hospital. Harry received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in English and History, his J.D. from Boston College Law School and his M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University.