John W. Risner

NII Holdings, Inc.

John W. Risner

John W. Risner

NII Holdings, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Children's Tumor Foundation

RelSci Relationships

339

Number of Boards

12

Birthday

1960

Age

58

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Chairman at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

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Managing Partner at Wayzata Investment Partners LLC

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Partner at Wayzata Investment Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Children's Tumor Foundation

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President at Children's Tumor Foundation

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President, Arkansas Chapter at Children's Tumor Foundation

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Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior Vice President at The Majestic Star Casino LLC

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Vice President at Earle Associates

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Accuride Corporation

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Former Director, Cupid's Undie Run Program at Children's Tumor Foundation

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John W. Risner
NII Holdings, Inc.
Education
BS

The University of Maryland, College Park is a public research university, the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland, and the original 1862 land-grant institution in the State. The University of Maryland is committed to achieving excellence as the State’s primary center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate students of exceptional ability and promise. The University creates and applies knowledge for the benefit of the economy and culture of the State, the region, the nation, and beyond. As the flagship of the University System of Maryland, the University shares its research, educational, cultural, and technological strengths with businesses, government, and other educational institutions. The University counts among its greatest strengths -- and a major component of its excellence -- the diversity of its faculty, students, and staff. The University of Maryland, College Park is committed to equal educational opportunity and strives to hire a diverse faculty and staff of exceptional achievement through affirmative actions, to celebrate diversity in all of its programs and activities, and to recruit and retain qualified graduate and undergraduate minority students.

MBA

The Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration is a business school within Fordham University in the United States. It is a graduate school focused on business administration, and should not be confused with the University's undergraduate Gabelli School of Business. The main campus for the graduate school is located in the New York City borough of Manhattan. Fordham University's involvement in business started early in the 20th century with the founding of the undergraduate College of Business in 1920. The Graduate School of Business opened in 1969 as part of the redevelopment of Lincoln Center. According to BusinessWeek's MBA Profile, between the New York City and Westchester campuses, the school has 349 full-time students and 1,202 part-time students.

Career History
Tenure Unconfirmed

NII Holdings, Inc. engages in the development and provision of wireless communication services. It offers mobile telephone voice, wireless data, push-to-talk services, business solutions, and voice and data roaming solutions. It operates through the Brazil segment. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2002 - 2014

Founded in 1978, The Children’s Tumor Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and well being of more than 100,000 Americans living with neurofibromatosis (NF). Its research program has played a key role in the discovery of the genes that cause NF, understanding the biology of NF, creation of The NF Clinic Network and preclinical screening of promising drug compounds to treat NF.

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
1997 - 2002

SunAmerica Asset Management (SAAM) offers investment management and advisory services primarily to open-end US registered investment companies, including offshore, wholly-owned subsidiaries of certain of the registered funds. In providing services to each subsidiary, the firm oversees a sub-advisor who provides day-to-day portfolio management services to both the subsidiary and the corresponding registered fund. Currently, there are two subsidiaries for which SAAM provides such investment management and advisory services: the Commodity Strategy Subsidiary and the Global Trends Subsidiary.SAAM's Commodity Strategy Subsidiary seeks to achieve long-term total return by investing in a combination of commodity-linked derivative instruments, including commodity futures, swaps, options and options on futures. These investments provide exposure to the return of real assets that trade in the commodities markets without direct investment in physical commodities. Real assets include, but are not limited to, such things as industrial and precious metals, gas, oil, livestock, agricultural or meat products, among others.The firm's Global Trends Subsidiary seeks to achieve capital appreciation by investing primarily in commodity futures contracts and commodity futures-related instruments. The Global Trends Subsidiary expects to invest a significant portion of assets in repurchase agreements collateralized by obligations of the US government and its agencies, and may also invest in other high-quality, short-term securities (money market instruments). The primary purpose of the repurchase agreements and other money market instruments held by the Global Trends Subsidiary is to serve as collateral for the commodity futures instruments; however, these instruments may also earn income.

Boards & Committees
Financial Expert
2010 - Current

Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, USA, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of wheels, wheel-end components and other products to the North American commercial vehicle industry. Our products include steel and aluminum commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, and gray, ductile and austempered ductile iron castings; and are marketed under some of the most recognized business and brand names in the industry: Accuride Wheel End Solutions (Accuride Wheels and Gunite), Imperial Group, and Brillion Iron Works.

Director
2010 - 2010

Accuride Corp. manufactures commercial vehicle components. It manufactures and supplies commercial vehicle components in North America. Accuride products include commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, seating assemblies and other commercial vehicle components. It markets the products under some of the most recognized brand names in the industry, including Accuride, Gunite, Imperial, Bostrom, Fabco and Brillion. The company was founded in November 1986 and is headquartered in Evansville, IN.

Director
2004 - 2005

AirGate PCS LLC provides wireless telecommunications services.

Member, Board of Directors
2002 - Current

Founded in 1978, The Children’s Tumor Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and well being of more than 100,000 Americans living with neurofibromatosis (NF). Its research program has played a key role in the discovery of the genes that cause NF, understanding the biology of NF, creation of The NF Clinic Network and preclinical screening of promising drug compounds to treat NF.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $2,499
2013

Fordham University is a private, nonprofit, coeducational research university based in New York City, United States. It was founded by the Catholic Diocese of New York in 1841 as St. John's College, placed in the care of the Society of Jesus shortly thereafter, and has since become an independent institution under a lay board of trustees, which describes the University as "in the Jesuit tradition." Fordham is composed of ten constituent colleges, four of which are for undergraduates and six of which are for postgraduates. It enrolls approximately 15,000 students across three campuses in New York State: Rose Hill in the Bronx, Lincoln Center in Manhattan, and Westchester in West Harrison. In addition to these campuses, the University maintains a study abroad center in the United Kingdom and field offices in Spain and South Africa. Fordham awards the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, as well as various master's and doctoral degrees.

$1 - $100
2008

THE PRIMARY EXEMPT PURPOSE OF THE ORGANIZATION IS TO ENRICH THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN NORTHWEST OHIO AND SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN BY PROVIDING FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO INITIATE PROGRAMS THAT ADDRESS THE CHANGING NEEDS OF OUR REGION.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Representative from New Jersey's 11th Congressional District

$500
2011

Representative from Ohio's 9th Congressional District

$750
2008

Representative from Ohio's 9th Congressional District

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