William I. Koch

Founder at Oxbow Corporation

William I. Koch

William I. Koch

Founder at Oxbow Corporation

Overview
Career Highlights

Oxbow Energy Solutions LLC
Oxbow Carbon & Minerals Holdings, Inc.
Gunnison Energy Corp.

RelSci Relationships

1050

Primary Location

Palm Beach, FL, United States

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

05/03/1940 - Wichita, KS, United States

Age

79

Number of Awards

12

Estimated Net Worth

$1.3B

Interests

Wine, Artwork Collecting

Relationships
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Director at Oxbow Corporation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

General Counsel & Secretary at Oxbow Corporation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Commercial Officer at Oxbow Carbon LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Rosow & Co., Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Vice Chairman at Crestview Partners

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Founder at Crestview Partners

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Member, Board of Directors at Oxbow Corporation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President at Southern Star Shipping Co., Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Financial Officer at Oxbow Corporation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President/Chief Operating Officer, Director at William H. Pitt Foundation, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

In The News
Associated Press Financial Wire
August 23, 2019
The Latest: Koch's twin: He was my best friend, despite suit
Associated Press Financial Wire
August 23, 2019
Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79
Associated Press Financial Wire
August 23, 2019
Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79
Associated Press Financial Wire
August 23, 2019
Billionaire David Koch, conservative donor, dies at age 79
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William I. Koch
Founder at Oxbow Corporation
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Member, Board of Trustees at The Society of the Four Arts

The Society of the Four Arts was founded in 1936 to offer quality cultural programming to the growing resort community of Palm Beach. Each season, The Four Arts offers a dynamic lineup of cultural programming, including notable speakers, concerts, films, educational programs, and art exhibitions. The campus is home to beautiful sculpture and botanical gardens, a library and children’s library, and a state-of-the-art educational facility. The Four Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity and all programs are open to the public.

Sibling

The Charles Koch Foundation was established in 1980 by Charles G. Koch in order to advance social progress and well-being through the study and advancement of economic freedom. Through the Foundation’s history, it has supported the study of economic freedom through grant giving and support for professional education programs. Through its giving, the Foundation primarily supports research and higher education programs that analyze the impact of free societies, in particular how they advance the well-being of mankind. Building on this knowledge, the Charles Koch Foundation fosters the partnership of scientists and practitioners in order to integrate theory and practice. By doing so, the Foundation strives to develop market-based tools that enable individuals, institutions, and societies to survive and prosper. The Foundation also supports two of the Charles Koch Institute’s professional education programs: the Koch Associate Program and the Koch Internship Program. Originally run by the Foundation, these programs are now administered by the Charles Koch Institute. For examples of the Foundation’s grants, please visit the Our Giving page and find out more about how we support higher education, research, and professional education programs. To learn more about the importance of economic freedom, visit Facebook and watch the video on how economic freedom impacts your quality of life. The Charles Koch Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is a private foundation within the meaning of Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. Grants from the Charles Koch Foundation are made only to charitable organizations as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Sibling, Deceased
Former Research & Process Design Engineer at Arthur D. Little, Inc.

Arthur D. Little, Inc. provides management consulting services. It specializes in strategy and organization, operations management, technology and innovation management, corporate finance, and global carbon advisory serving corporations and organizations worldwide. The firm serves the automotive, healthcare, information, chemicals, consumer goods, retail, manufacturing, and transportation industries. The company was founded by Arthur Dehon Little and Roger Griffin in October 1886 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Grandparent, Deceased
Education
MS in Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Graduate

The Culver Educational Foundation provides educational services. It is an independent college preparatory boarding schools comprised of Culver Military Academy and Culver Girls Academy. The firm prepares individuals for college and the world beyond by encouraging them to develop interests and talents, while helping them to move beyond self-imposed limitations. The company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Culver, IN.

Career History
Founder
1984 - Current

Oxbow Corp. is a holding company which engages in the production and supply of coal and coal derivatives for the energy, agricultural, and industrial sectors. It offers chartering and logistics, rail, barge, trucking, calcining, bagging, screening and distribution, briquetting, and sulphur forming. Its products include sulphur, energy, and industrial materials. The company was founded by William Ingraham Koch in 1983 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.

Founder
1983 - Current

Oxbow Carbon LLC distributes petroleum coke, cement and provides steel equipment. It upgrades, handles, transports and sells petroleum coke and sulphur into markets where they can be used to produce aluminum, steel, electric power, fertilizer, cement and other critical products for the world economy. The firm serves cement, utilities, steel, energy, commodities and home heating industries. The company was founded in 1983 by William Ingraham Koch and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.

Founder
Current

TO OWN AND OPERATE A NON-PROFIT, INDEPENDENT HIGH SCHOOL.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
1983 - Prior

Oxbow Carbon LLC distributes petroleum coke, cement and provides steel equipment. It upgrades, handles, transports and sells petroleum coke and sulphur into markets where they can be used to produce aluminum, steel, electric power, fertilizer, cement and other critical products for the world economy. The firm serves cement, utilities, steel, energy, commodities and home heating industries. The company was founded in 1983 by William Ingraham Koch and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.

Chairman
Prior
Director
Prior

Rocket Racing, Inc. provides aerospace services. It hosts Rocket Racing League, an entertainment air sports league that features multiple races pitting up to rocket racers. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chair
Prior

Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission is a non-profit citizen's organization that benefits everyone in the metropolitan area, not just Kansas City. Its Board of Directors consists of volunteer business and civic leaders from the Kansas City metropolitan area with a common goal of fighting crime. The Crime Commission is the parent organization for four vital programs. Each program plays a major role in making the Kansas City metropolitan area a safer, more secure place to live, do business, and visit by supporting law-enforcement and justice agencies and their causes.

Board Member
Prior

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation's first collection of American art, is an unparalleled record of the American experience. The collection captures the aspirations, character, and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50M
2011

TO OWN AND OPERATE A NON-PROFIT, INDEPENDENT HIGH SCHOOL.

$1M - $2.5M
2008

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses and preserves preeminent collections and serves a variety of people through direct encounters with works of art. It conducts exhibitions, programs and research and publication activities and interprets its own collections. It provides information and perspective on art through time and throughout the world. The museum holds its collections in trust for future generations. The Museum's collection is made up of: Art of the Americas, Art of Europe, Contemporary Art, Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa, Art of the Ancient World, Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Textiles and Fashion Arts and Musical Instruments.

Political Donations
$32.4K
2013

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides invaluable support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

$2,500
2012

Partner at Liberty Partners Group LLC

$2,500
2012

Senator from the 27th District at Illinois State Senate

Transactions
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Oxbow Corporation, Oxbow Carbon LLC purchase Great Lakes Carbon Income Fund

Investments
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Rocket Racing, Inc. provides aerospace services. It hosts Rocket Racing League, an entertainment air sports league that features multiple races pitting up to rocket racers. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Advisors
Legal Advisor

Partner at Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP

Awards & Honors
Rank #1567
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #959
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #307
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
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