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Richard L. Knowlton

President & Treasurer at The Knowlton Foundation
Overview
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Education
Career History
Boards & Committees
Political Donations

Richard L. Knowlton

President & Treasurer at The Knowlton Foundation

Overview

Age
85 (Born 1933)
Notable Companies
The Knowlton Foundation

THE HORMEL FOUNDATION

Hormel Foods Corporation
Board Seats
13
Number of Relationships
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Vice Chairman at THE HORMEL FOUNDATION

Professional at Clougherty Packing LLC

Chairman & Managing Director at illbruck GmbH

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans

Former Senior Vice President-External Affairs & General Counsel at Hormel Foods Corporation

Chief Executive Officer at FutureFuel Corp.

Vice Chairman at THE HORMEL FOUNDATION

Treasurer at THE HORMEL FOUNDATION

Chairman & Owner at The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans

Founder at Ronald Simon Family Foundation
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Educational Background

BA in Geography & Economics 
The University of Colorado advances the economy, health and culture of Colorado and beyond, educating more than 435,000 students who have become catalysts in business, arts, health and community growth. CU’s four campuses feature top-tier faculty and hands-on learning opportunities in an environment where students thrive.

Career History

President & Treasurer
Current
Chief Executive Officer
Prior
The Hormel Foundation is a non-profit organization that was established in 1941 by George A. Hormel and Jay C. Hormel. The organization was incorporated for religious, charitable, scientific, literary and education purposes. It was formed to support the Hormel Institute which is a research body of the University of Minnesota.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1956 - 1995
Our founder, George A. Hormel held a strong commitment to quality, which was based on providing his customers a superior product that would keep them coming back for more. This vision is kept alive with products that retain the quality and flavor of the first products he offered. Today, our innovative products are a flavorful part of breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and party solutions—all created with convenience in mind to accommodate the busy schedule of you and your family. From the beginning, George was concerned about waste and cleanliness in the process of making great food products. In keeping with his high standards, Hormel Foods has been recognized for quality, safety and employee training. As a responsible steward of the environment, we have set goals to reduce the impact we have on the environment we all share. In addition,Hormel Foods is active through the Hormel Foods Charitable Trust, which focuses its community giving on education, hunger and health. We invite you to become more familiar with the diverse array of wholesome and great-tasting foods that are part of the Hormel brand—as relevant, delicious and high-quality as ever.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is a nonprofit organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, that was founded in 1947 to honor the achievements of outstanding Americans who have succeeded in spite of adversity and to emphasize the importance of higher education. The association is named for Horatio Alger, a 19th-century author of hundreds of dime novels in the "rags-to-riches" genre, extolling the importance of perseverance and hard work. The association gives the annual Horatio Alger Award to exemplars of its ideals. It also grants scholarships, and describes itself as the largest provider of need-based scholarships in the United States. All scholarships are funded by the generosity of the members of the Horatio Alger Association.
Business Advisor
Prior
Mayo will provide the best care to every patient every day through integrated clinical practice, education and research.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Independent Director
2007 - 2012
FutureFuel Corp. develops, manufactures and markets biofuels and specialty chemicals. The company operates through two segments: Chemicals and Biofuels. The Chemicals segment manufactures a diversified list of chemical products that are sold to third party customers. It comprises two components: custom manufacturing and performance chemicals. The Biofuels segment primarily manufactures and markets biodiesel, including biodiesel blends with petrodiesel, petrodiesel with no biodiesel added, RINs, biodiesel production byproducts and the purchase and sale of other petroleum products. FutureFuel was founded by Lee E. Mikles and Paul Anthony Novelly on August 12, 2005 and is headquartered in Clayton, MO.
Director
2000 - 2005
Voya Financial, Inc. is a retirement, investment and insurance company, which engages in serving financial needs. It operates through the following segments: Retirement, Annuities, Investment Management, Individual Life, and Employee Benefit. The Retirement involves in providing insurance and financial services industry organization, and industry-recognized publications. The Annuities segment offers leadership positions by assets under management. The Investment Management segment includes leadership positions within the investment management industry from morningstar fund data and industry-recognized publications such as pension and investments. The Individual Life segment offers leadership positions within the individual life insurance industry from LIMRA market surveys. The Employee Benefit segment consists of leadership positions by new premiums and in-force premiums. The company was founded on April 7, 1999 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
Director
1994 - 2005
SUPERVALU® is a leader in the grocery retailing industry. We are a grocery and pharmacy company serving a wide range of customers in neighborhoods nationwide, through stores ranging from hard discount to traditional and premium grocery formats. SUPERVALU reaches millions of families with the products and services they need through owned, licensed, franchised and affiliated stores. A tradition of fresh thinking - that's how SUPERVALU® approaches an ever-changing market. SUPERVALU's 135 years of food logistics innovation, coupled with our established retail expertise, gives us a unique blend of capabilities and a highly complementary business model that's unlocking new opportunities. Through innovation and focus, SUPERVALU has grown into a retail network of more than 2,400 stores. We also serve more than 4,300 retail end points via our supply chain and support services. Since 1870, the enduring mission of our approximately 135,000 employees has been to serve our customers better than anyone else could serve them
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1956 - 1995
Our founder, George A. Hormel held a strong commitment to quality, which was based on providing his customers a superior product that would keep them coming back for more. This vision is kept alive with products that retain the quality and flavor of the first products he offered. Today, our innovative products are a flavorful part of breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and party solutions—all created with convenience in mind to accommodate the busy schedule of you and your family. From the beginning, George was concerned about waste and cleanliness in the process of making great food products. In keeping with his high standards, Hormel Foods has been recognized for quality, safety and employee training. As a responsible steward of the environment, we have set goals to reduce the impact we have on the environment we all share. In addition,Hormel Foods is active through the Hormel Foods Charitable Trust, which focuses its community giving on education, hunger and health. We invite you to become more familiar with the diverse array of wholesome and great-tasting foods that are part of the Hormel brand—as relevant, delicious and high-quality as ever.
Director
Prior
Director
Prior
U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth largest bank in the United States based on $410.0 billion in assets (as of March 31, 2015 per official FDIC data) and fourth largest in the US in total branches.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Chairman Emeritus
Current
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is a nonprofit organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, that was founded in 1947 to honor the achievements of outstanding Americans who have succeeded in spite of adversity and to emphasize the importance of higher education. The association is named for Horatio Alger, a 19th-century author of hundreds of dime novels in the "rags-to-riches" genre, extolling the importance of perseverance and hard work. The association gives the annual Horatio Alger Award to exemplars of its ideals. It also grants scholarships, and describes itself as the largest provider of need-based scholarships in the United States. All scholarships are funded by the generosity of the members of the Horatio Alger Association.
President, Treasurer
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current
The Leeds School of Business has a proud history. Formed in 1906 as part of the University of Colorado, Leeds is the eighth oldest business school in the United States. The school took its name in 2001 following a transformational philanthropic gift that made social responsibility and ethics a hallmark of its curriculum and enhanced its program in sustainability.
Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Current
Mayo Clinic provides medical care. It offers healthy living program, mayo clinic membership and health letter, medical products, population health and wellness programs, health plan administration, medical laboratory services, and continuing education for medical professionals. The company was founded by William J. Mayo in 1919 and is headquartered in Rochester, MN.
Chairman of the Board
1979 - Prior
The Hormel Foundation is a non-profit organization that was established in 1941 by George A. Hormel and Jay C. Hormel. The organization was incorporated for religious, charitable, scientific, literary and education purposes. It was formed to support the Hormel Institute which is a research body of the University of Minnesota.
Director
Prior
Eisenhower Medical Center operates hospitals with health care for residents and visitors and provides a broad range of educational programs for the public and health care professionals. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Rancho Mirage, CA.
Chairman
Tenure Unconfirmed

Political Donations

$2,100
2007
$1,000
1999
Former President of United States
$300
1997
Former Representative at Minnesota House of Representatives
$500
1996
The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.
$500
1996
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