Andy Card To Become Interim CEO

On May 26th, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation board announced that David B. Jones is retiring as Chief Executive Officer effective June 5, 2020. Jones, 75, took over the CEO role in 2016 after retiring from Dini Partners, a leading nonprofit fundraising consultancy in Houston, Texas. Andrew Card, long-time Foundation board member and former White House Chief of Staff, will serve as Interim CEO. Alexander Ellis III, who chairs the Foundation’s board of directors, said the Foundation has hired Heidrick & Struggles to conduct a search for the new CEO, and has formed a Search Committee which includes five board members and Mark Welsh, Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service and Tyson Voelkel, President of the Texas A&M Foundation.

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