R. Thayer Tutt, Jr.


Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer

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R. Thayer Tutt, Jr. is Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of El Pomar Foundation. He is the chair of the investment committee for the United States Olympic Foundation, and also serves on the investment committees for Colorado College and the Geological Society of America. Tutt is treasurer for the Air Force Academy Foundation and the Colorado Springs Health Foundation, and Treasurer and past president for the National Recreation Foundation Board in Chicago. He is on the Board of Directors of the United States Olympic Museum and the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Foundation. He sits on the boards of trustees for Colorado College, Broadmoor World Arena, The Hundred Club of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Foundation.

In addition, Tutt is the president of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Foundation, president of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Endowment Fund and past president of Penrose St. Francis Board of Trustees. In 2009, he received the Business Citizen of the Year Award from the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce.

Tutt is a graduate of Princeton University with a BA in Geological and Geophysical Sciences, and earned his Master's from Duke University Fuqua School of Business.