Peter Stephaich

Peter H. Stephaich is currently chairman and CEO of Blue Danube Incorporated and Campbell Transportation Company Incorporated. Blue Danube Inc. is a closely held, private holding company, based in Pittsburgh, Pa., that is engaged in the river transportation industry. Campbell Transportation Company Inc. has approximately 500 employees, owns and operates 50 boats, 1,100 barges and four shipyards.

Stephaich also serves in a number of advisory capacities in other family-related businesses. These primary responsibilities include money management and real estate developments in both the United States and abroad.

Prior to moving to Pittsburgh in 1995, Stephaich lived in Europe and New York City, where he worked for various financial institutions, including Lazard Frères and Bankers Trust Company. At Bankers Trust, Stephaich concentrated on international financial advisory work, mostly in the transportation and aerospace industries.

Stephaich has served the barge industry for over 30 years in a number of key roles, including:
– Past Chairman and Past Treasurer of the American Waterways Operators;
– Past Chairman and Trustee of the National Waterways Foundation;
– First Vice Chairman and Executive Committee of Waterways Council Inc.;
– Commissioner and Vice Chairman of the Port of Pittsburgh Commission;
– Chairman of the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy; and
– Allegheny Foundation, Trustee.

A native of New York City, Stephaich earned his bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College and his M.B.A., with a major in finance, from New York University. Stephaich has lived and traveled extensively abroad and speak five languages. He has two adult daughters and currently lives in Pittsburgh.

Stephaich also serves in a number of advisory capacities in other family-related businesses. These primary responsibilities include money management and real estate developments in both the United States and abroad.