Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes,” wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson. He could have been describing John S. Booth III, a member of Caldwell’s board of directors.
John was already a Caldwell client when he joined the board in 2009, and his knowledge of the company went much deeper. He was here when his father, Sam Booth, worked with Roland Caldwell, R. G. “Kelly” Caldwell Jr. and a few others to found Caldwell Trust Company. Nevertheless, he was surprised when Kelly invited him to become a director. Kelly told John, “What we want is a common-sense approach to handling the trust business.” With his no-nonsense demeanor and a carefully reasoned methodology, John is a perfect fit.Read More