DAVID POTTRUCK, Pennsylvania ’70 excelled on Penn football and wrestling teams, serving as captain in both. He placed 2nd and 4th at 190 in the EIWA in ‘69, ‘70, the Quakers' top finisher both years. An honors graduate, David earned a BS and MBA from Wharton. David has been a director of Intel and Chairman and CEO of Red Eagle Ventures, Inc. He’s Co-Chairman of Hightower Advisors.
In 2004, Pottruck resigned from the Charles Schwab Corporation after a 20-year career there, serving as President, Co-CEO, and board member. David’s served on boards at United States Trust Company of NY; The Golf Network; McKesson HBOC; The NASDAQ Stock Market; and the USA Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. He was named CEO-of-the-Year by Morningstar and has co-authored a best-seller on managing success in an Internet-driven world. Pottruck has been Senior Fellow in The Wharton School of Business Center for Leadership and Change Management and teaches at Wharton, with adjunct faculty posts at five universities. He serves as a Penn Trustee and is recognized as a top supporter of athletics, notably wrestling.