Gordon M. Bethune

Managing Director at G-b1 Partners

Gordon M. Bethune

Gordon M. Bethune

Managing Director at G-b1 Partners

Overview
Career Highlights

Continental Airlines, Inc.

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4147

Number of Boards

20

Birthday

1942 - San Antonio, TX, United States

Age

77

Number of Awards

3

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Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

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Former Associate Provost at Yale University

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Executive Chairman at Sprint Corp.

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Former Executive Vice President at Hallmark Cards, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

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Founder at Storch Advisors, Inc.

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Partner at G100 Cos.

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Founder at Theatre Under the Stars

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Raytheon Company

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Advisor at Granite Creek Partners LLC

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Former Director at United Way of Brazos Valley

UWBV is a community service agency that organizes preventative and long-term solutions to community wide issues in education, financial stability and heatlh, and provides assistance to indivdiuals in crisis through its 2-1-1 referral service.

Education
Bachelor of Science Degree
Class of 1984

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education, and the mission is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. ACU is a vibrant, innovative, Christ-centered community that engages students in authentic spiritual and intellectual growth, equipping them to make a real difference in the world.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Managing Director
2005 - ?
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1994 - 2004

Continental Airlines, Inc. is an air carrier engaged in the business of transporting passengers, cargo and mail. The company operates in two business segments: mainline and regional. Continental Airlines was founded on July 15, 1934 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Vice President & General Manager, Renton Division
1988 - 1994

The Boeing Co. is an aerospace company, which engages in the manufacture of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space and Security; Global Services; and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment includes the development, production, and market of commercial jet aircraft and provides fleet support services, principally to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Defense, Space and Security segment refers to the research, development, production and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for global strike, including fighter and combat rotorcraft aircraft and missile systems; global mobility, including tanker, rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; and airborne surveillance and reconnaissance, including command and control, battle management and airborne anti-submarine aircraft. The Global Services segment provides services to commercial and defense customers. The Boeing Capital segment seeks to ensure that Boeing customers have the financing they need to buy and take delivery of their Boeing product and manages overall financing exposure. The company was founded by William Edward Boeing on July 15, 1916 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Boards & Committees
Lead Independent Director
2017 - Current

Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust, which owns and operates hotels and resorts. It operates through the Consolidated Hotels and Unconsolidated Hotels segments. Its portfolio of hotels and resorts include the Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, and Curio. The company was founded by Conrad Hilton in 1919 and is headquartered in Tysons, VA.

Member, Board of Directors
2012 - Current

Chung joins Sprint from LG Electronics where he served as a senior vice president, managing the account division for major U.S. operators. Previously he worked at McKinsey and Company Inc. and also held management positions at Hewlett Packard/Agilent Technologies. Chung earned his bachelor's degree at U.C. Berkeley in Computer Science and earned his master's degree at Stanford University in Computer Science. He also holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania at Wharton.

Member, Board of Directors
2004 - Current

Sprint Communications, Inc. provides a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services that are designed to meet the needs of individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers. It provides 4G wireless broadband services. The company builds and operates next generation mobile broadband networks, which provide high-speed mobile Internet and residential access services, as well as residential voice services, in communities throughout the country. It operates through two reportable segments: Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers wireless services on a postpaid and prepaid payment basis to retail subscribers and also on a wholesale and affiliate basis, which includes the sale of wireless services which utilize the Sprint network but are sold under the wholesaler's brand. The Wireline segment provides a broad suite of wireline voice and data communications services to other communications companies and targeted business and consumer subscribers. It also provides voice, data and IP communication services to Wireless segment and IP and other services to cable Multiple System Operators that resell local and long distance services and use back office systems and network assets in support of their telephone service provided over cable facilities primarily to residential end-user subscribers. The company was founded by Cleyson Brown in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, KS.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Theatre Under The Stars, part of The River Performing & Visual Arts Center, is a company headquartered in Houston, TX. The firm produces, directs and conducts musical theater presentations. The River Performing & Visual Arts Center acquired Theatre Under The Stars on 04 May 10.

Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Current

THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF ART IS A UNIQUE GRADUATE SCHOOL THAT COMBINES INTENSIVE TECHNICAL TRAINING IN THE FINE ARTS WITH ACTIVE CRITICAL DISCOURSE. WE BELIEVE THAT RIGOROUSLY TRAINED ARTISTS ARE BEST ABLE TO REALIZE THEIR ARTISTIC VISION. THEREFORE, ACADEMY STUDENTS ARE TAUGHT TRADITIONAL METHODS AND TECHNIQUES AND ENCOURAGED TO USE THESE SKILLS TO MAKE VITAL CONTEMPORARY ART. AS SUCH, THE ACADEMY SERVES AS A CREATIVE AND INTELLECTUAL CENTER FOR ALL ARTISTS DEDICATED TO HIGHLY-SKILLED, CONCEPTUALLY-AWARE FIGURATIVE AND REPRESENTATIONAL ART.

President-Emeritus
Current

The Wings Club operates aviation club. The company was founded on May 15, 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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2007

United Way of Greater Houston provides child and family social services. The organization offers programs in the following four areas, developing children and youth to their full potential with an emphasis on programs involving abuse and neglect, adoption, character development, child care and after school services, delinquency intervention, foster care, special education, and teen pregnancy

Political Donations
$2,500
2004

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is the Republican Hill committee which works to elect Republicans to the United States House of Representatives. The NRCC was formed in 1866, when the Republican caucuses of the House and Senate formed a "Congressional Committee". It supports the election of Republicans to the House through direct financial contributions to candidates and Republican Party organizations; technical and research assistance to Republican candidates and Party organizations; voter registration, education and turnout programs; and other Party-building activities.

$2,000
2003

Former President of United States

$1,000
2002

Senator from Texas

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Awards & Honors
2012
NACD Directorship 100 Hall of Fame
2009
Aviation Week and Space Technology - Philip J. Klass Award for Lifetime Achievement
2003
Tony Jannus Award
Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
2012 Evening with the Fortune 500

Fortune presented an Evening with the Fortune 500, held in New York City on Monday, May 7 at the New York Stock Exchange. This gathering of CEOs and other leaders from America’s most important companies focused on the most innovative and effective efforts that companies are making in job creation and as well as hiring and engaging with one of America’s most valuable resources: military veterans.

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