About Us

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, composed solely of Horatio Alger Members, is charged with guiding the Association in advancing its mission and ensuring the achievement of strategic goals. To this effect, the Board has established core policies to govern its actions and ensure the overall effectiveness of the organization. Board Members are elected by the membership to serve four-year terms and may serve consecutive terms.

Charles C. Anderson, Sr.
Chairman Emeritus
Anderson Companies

Lee R. Anderson, Sr.
Owner and Chairman
APi Group, Inc.

CHAIRMAN EMERITUS
George L. Argyros
Chairman and CEO
Arnel & Affiliates

Wanda M. Austin
President and CEO
The Aerospace Corporation

Herbert F. Boeckmann, II
Owner/President
Galpin Motors, Inc.

Robert J. Brown
Founder, Chairman and CEO
B&C Associates, Inc.

Doris K. Christopher
Founder and Chairman
Pampered Chef, Ltd.

Arthur A. Ciocca
Founder & Chairman Emeritus
The Wine Group, Inc.

Joseph Clark
Chairman, Aviation Partners Boeing
Chairman & CEO, Aviation Partners Inc.

Leon G. Cooperman
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Omega Advisors, Inc. 

Dean A. Cortopassi
Owner/CEO
San Tomo Group

Lou Dobbs
Host, Lou Dobbs Tonight
Fox Business Network

William J. Doré
CEO
Doré Energy Corporation

William F. Farley
Chairman and Owner
Liam Ventures

Sam Fox
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium
Founder, Harbour Group

Foster Stephen Friess
Founder and Retired Chairman
Friess Associates LLC

Terry M. Giles
President
Giles Enterprises

Jack M. Gill
The Gill Foundation of Texas

Joseph M. Grant
Chairman and Partner, BankCap Partners
Chairman Emeritus, Texas Capital Bancshares 

Bill Greehey
Chairman of the Board
NuStar Energy

Jenard M. Gross
President
Gross Investments

John F. Grundhofer
Chairman Emeritus
U.S. Bancorp 

Thomas S. Haggai
Chairman
IGA Inc.

Edmund A. Hajim
Chairman
HighVista Strategies LLC

Craig Hall
Chairman and Founder
Hall Group

Ronald G. Harrington
Chairman
BioMotiv/Harrington Project

Randall Dee Hubbard
Chairman, Managing Director
BIGHORN Golf Club

CHAIRMAN EMERITUS
Wayne Huizenga
Chairman
Huizenga Holdings, Inc.

Melvyn N. Klein
Founder
Melvyn N. Klein Interests

CHAIRMAN EMERITUS
Richard L. Knowlton
Chairman Emeritus
The Hormel Foundation

Kenneth G. Langone
Founder, President & CEO
Invemed Associates, LLC

Patrick P. Lee
Chairman, Patrick P. Lee Foundation
Chairman and CEO, Lee Capital

Gilbert Edward LeVasseur, Jr.
Chairman and CEO
LeVasseur Capital Partners, LLC 

Harvey L. Massey
Chairman and CEO
Massey Services, Inc.

Craig O. McCaw
CEO, Eagle River, Inc.
Chairman, Pendrell Corp.

Howard M. Meyers
Chairman
Quexco Incorporated

Lee E. Mikles
President & CEO
Pendrell Corporation

Alan B. Miller
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Universal Health Services, Inc.

Robert G. Miller
Chairman and CEO
Albertsons Companies

CHAIRMAN EMERITUS
James R. Moffett
Chairman Emeritus
Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

Brian Mulroney, P.C., C.C., LL.D.
Former Prime Minister of Canada
Senior Partner, Norton Rose OR

CHAIRMAN EMERITUS
Joseph Neubauer
Former Chairman of the Board, Aramark
Next Egg Group

James Nicholson
Senior Counsel
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Harry S. Patten
Founder, Chairman and CEO
National Land Partners, LLC and Inland Management

Jeffrey A. Rich
Managing Director
Plumtree Partners, LLC

Carl H. Ricker, Jr.
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Azalea Holdings
Chairman, Gensys Ballasts 

Harry S. Rinker
Founder and CEO
Rinker Development Company

Denny Sanford
Chairman of the Board
United National Corporation

Stephen C. Schott
Owner & CEO
S.C.S. Development Co. / Award Homes

James M. Seneff, Jr.
Executive Chairman
CNL Financial Group

Thomas Joseph Shannon, Jr.
Founder, T-Bird Restaurant Group, Inc.
Founder, Village Development Co.

Ronald M. Simon
Chairman
RSI Holding LLC

CHAIRMAN EMERITUS
David L. Sokol
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Teton Capital, LLC
Chairman of the Board, Seaspan Corporation

Earl W. Stafford, Sr.
Chief Executive Officer
The Wentworth Group LLC
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Stafford Foundation, Inc.

Glenn B. Stearns
Chairman and Owner
Stearns Corporation

David L. Steward
Founder and Chairman
World Wide Technology, Inc.

Peter W. Stott
President
Columbia Investments, Ltd.

Chris Sullivan
MVP Holdings LLC

Ronald Terwilliger
Chairman Emeritus
Trammell Crow Residential Company

Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice
United States Supreme Court 

John H. Weiland
Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer
C.R. Bard, Inc.

Sidney D. Wolk
Founder, Chairman & CEO
The Cross Country Group

Robert L. Wright, Jr.
Chairman and CEO
FE Holdings, Inc.