Board of Directors

Thomas C. Leppert

Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Tom Leppert has a distinguished record of accomplishment that includes high profile, leadership positions in both private and public sector. From 2007-2011, he was the elected Mayor of Dallas, Texas. Leppert has led leading national and international corporations in construction, financial services, homebuilding, real estate and education. These include serving as Chairman/CEO of The Turner Corporation, the nation’s largest general building company, CEO of Kaplan, Inc., the global multi-billion dollar educational services company and CEO of Castle & Cooke Properties. Earlier, he was a Principal with McKinsey & Co. Leppert served as a White House Fellow in 1984 under President Reagan. He holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School, graduated cum laude from Claremont McKenna College and has received several Honorary Doctorate degrees.