John Muse has been a Fidelity Charitable Trustee since November 2014. He has over 25 years of experience in private equity and is currently the chair of the Lucchese Boot Company and Free Flow Wines, a leading packaging and logistics company serving the wine on tap segment. He is also on the Board of Directors of Nexstar Media Group, and CSM Bakery Solutions. His philanthropic interests in education, community and human services have inspired him to serve on the Board of Visitors for the UCLA Anderson School of Management. John received his B.S. in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and his M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Since 2016, Kenneth A. Hersh, 58, has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, a Dallas-based non-partisan institution which houses the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the George W. Bush Institute. In this capacity, he oversees the operation of both the action-oriented policy think-tank, as well as the public programming of the Bush Center.
In addition, Hersh serves as Chairman of Hersh Family Investments (HFI), his family office. HFI focuses on investing in growth companies across the sectors of real estate, technology, sports and entertainment, and services.
He is the Co-Founder and former CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management, a premier private equity investment franchise in the natural resources industry managing over $20 billion of cumulative committed capital since inception in 1988. Until 2016, Mr. Hersh served as NGP’s Chief Executive Officer. From 1988 through the end of 2015, under his leadership, NGP invested over $12 billion and achieved significant investment returns making it one of the nation’s leading private equity firms.
Mr. Hersh currently serves as Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group’s natural resources division. He also sits on the boards of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club, the Dallas Citizens Council and the Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation. In addition, Mr. Hersh serves on the Board of Overseers of the Hoover Institution, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Council of the American Enterprise Institute, and the Dean’s Council of the Harvard Kennedy School.
Mr. Hersh was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. After graduating from St. Mark’s, he attended Princeton University and earned his M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
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