May Lunch: Ron McCray

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
11:45 AM
Dallas Petroleum Club
2200 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201 

Ron McCray is a seasoned corporate director, chief executive and investor. He serves on the board of directors of Career Education Corporation, where he recently served as Chairman, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer.  In that role, he led the strategic transformation of the company to industry leading revenue growth, margin expansion and profitability.
Ron also serves on the governing boards of A.H. Belo Corporation, Cornell University, the Harvard Law School, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz Artists of Charleston, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, and a presidential appointee confirmed by the Senate. He is also a member of RLJ Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm.
Ron previously served on the board of directors of EveryWare Global, Knight Ridder, Inc. and Kimberly-Clark de Mexico, S.A. de CV.  He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a minority owner of the Boston Celtics NBA franchise.
Ron previously served in senior executive roles at Nike and Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Prior to his executive roles, he practiced corporate, securities and finance law at two global law firms. 
Ron graduated from Cornell University, where he earned a varsity letter and set school and meet records in track and field, led student organizations, was named to Dean's Lists and, during his junior and senior years, to honor societies. He then attended the Harvard Law School, where he served as the editor and business manager of the Harvard Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Law Review.
Ron has three daughters who graduated from The Hockaday School and Greenhill School and were student/athletes in college at Rice, Penn and Wesleyan.

Member $35
Non-Member, Guest or Spouse $40
Club Patrons or Summa Patrons $0