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Top Frats for Producing Future CEOs

If you have your eyes set on becoming the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, you might want to investigate joining a fraternity house. According to Forbes, one-quarter of all CEOs on the Forbes Super 500 list of America’s largest corporations were members of college fraternities.

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Charles R. Schwab

So before considering joining a fraternity solely for its parties, take a look at ten of the top frat houses that produce some of the countries most successful CEOs.

Beta Chi

Charles R. Schwab, founder, chairman and CEO of Charles Schwab Corporation Retail Stock Brokerage

Gamma Upsilon

Don Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods

Delta Upsilon

Doug Lebda, founder and CEO of LendingTree.com
John Thain, current CEO Merrill Lynch & Co., former president and COO of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and former CEO of NYSE
Chase Carey, president and CEO of DirectTV

Eta Mu

Chet Huber, president of OnStar

Tau Kappa Epsilon

Robert Nardelli, CEO of Home Depot

Sigma Alpha Mu

Daniel Amos, CEO of AFLAC Insurance
Maurice Greenberg, CEO of American International Group (AIG)

Beta Theta Pi

G. Kennedy Thompson, CEO of Wachovia

Psi Upsilon

Alan Lafley, CEO of Procter & Gamble

Alpha Epsilon Pi

Sanford Weill, CEO of Citigroup

Zeta Psi

William B. Harrison Jr., CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase

via Forbes






One Response to “Top Frats for Producing Future CEOs”

  1. ATO at Nevada says:

    Alpha Tau Omega:

    Frank Fertita, III, USC ’81, is current CEO of Station Casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada, owns UFC, and co-owner of PRIDE FC Worldwide Holdings, LLC, which owns PRIDE.

    David Bohnett, USC, technology entrepreneur, co-founder of GeoCities.

    Edwin. M Crawford, Auburn ’71, CEO of Caremark RX

    Walt Ehmer: Georgia Tech, CEO of Waffle House

    Frank Fahrenkopf, Nevada-Reno ’59 , President and CEO of the American Gaming Association

    Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Colorado ’69, CEO of Lehman Brothers Holdings

    Matthew J. Hart, CFO & Executive Vice President for Hilton Hotels

    James P. Hoffa, President of Teamsters Union (Jimmy Hoffa’s son)

    J. Erik Jonsson, Founder, Texas Instruments

    C. Dowd Ritter, Birmingham-Southern ’69, CEO of Regions Financial Corporation

    Francis M. Scicco, Worcester Poly ’68, CEO of Arrow Electronics

    Christopher A. Sinclair, University of Kansas ’71, CEO of PepsiCo

    John A. Young, President & CEO, Hewlett-Packard

    David M. Thomas, Florida ’71, CEO of IMS Health

    Daniel E. Gill, Chairman & President, Bausch & Lomb

    Edwin. M Crawford, Auburn ’71, CEO of Caremark RX


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