Allan B. Hubbard
Al Hubbard co-founded E&A Industries in 1977 and serves as its Chairman. Starting with no capital, Mr. Hubbard and his partner acquired and grew a number of small businesses in specialty chemicals, aircraft engine components, hotel amenities, light fixtures, medical equipment, gluten-free baked goods, women’s apparel and most recently a camper van rental company.
In addition to his work at E&A Industries, Mr. Hubbard served in the White House in two different administrations. During the George H. W. Bush administration, Mr. Hubbard was Executive Director of the President’s Council on Competitiveness and Deputy Chief of Staff to Vice President Dan Quayle. During the George W. Bush Administration, Mr. Hubbard was Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of The National Economic Council.
Mr. Hubbard has also served on a number of for-profit boards including Anthem Corporation and Simon Property Group. Mr. Hubbard has devoted most of his civic activities and philanthropy to reforming K-12 education and higher education, which has included service on the boards of Hoosiers for Quality Education, The Indiana Commission on Higher Education and The Lumina Foundation.
Mr. Hubbard earned his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, his MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School, and his B.A., cum laude, from Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Hubbard and his wife, Kathy, reside in Indianapolis and have three grown children. Mr. Hubbard was born and raised in Jackson, TN.