October 18, 2010
BOT Chairman Rand Nominated to US President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability
President Obama recently announced his intent to appoint 12 key members to his Advisory Council on Financial Capability. Addison Barry Rand, Chairman of the HU Board of Trustees since 2006, and currently Chief Executive Officer of AARP, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50+ have independence, and beneficial and affordable lifestyle choices, is one of the nominees.
He has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Avis Group Holdings, Chief Executive Officer of Equitant Ltd., and Executive Vice President for Worldwide Operations at Xerox Corporation. He has also served on the boards of the Urban Family Institute, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and the Garth Fagan Dance Theatre. In 1993 he was inducted into the National Sales and Marketing Hall of Fame and is a recipient of the NAACP Image Award.