Al Landon to lead Corporate Outreach for the Eccles School

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Al Landon to lead Corporate Outreach for the Eccles School

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has established a business outreach program to strengthen ties with businesses it serves in Utah and across the nation. Corporate Outreach enhances partnering with business leaders and organizations that engage Eccles School students and participate in University programs.

Al Landon, with a background in education and business, directs the new function.allandon

He is an adjunct professor in the Department of Management at the Eccles School and a lecturer at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii. Al also has served as Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii.

Al’s current business activities include Directorships at State Farm Mutual Insurance and State Farm Bank, as well as a general partner in Community BanCapital, a private investment fund providing capital to community banks. He also advises small and startup businesses.

Previously, Al was Chairman and CEO of Bank of Hawaii, a NYSE company with a market value exceeding $2 billion. Forbes Magazine selected Bank of Hawaii as the “Best Bank in America” in 2009 and 2010. Al’s business experience also includes the role of Chairman at Hawaii Medical Services Association, Hawaii’s Blue Cross/Blue Shield provider. Al also has been a director of MidFirst Bank in Oklahoma City and of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle. Al began his career as a CPA and was a Partner with Ernst & Young, specialized in serving financial institutions.

Beyond the business world, Al is a Vice Chair of the National Board of the Smithsonian Institution and a Director of PBS; both in Washington, D.C. In Utah, Al serves on advisory boards of the David Eccles School of Business, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, and Park City High School’s CAPS program.

2017-12-20T10:08:29-07:00July 30th, 2015|

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