R. Thayer Tutt, Jr.
Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer
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 Endowment, and also serves on the investment committees for Colorado College, the Geological Society of America, and the Fund for American Studies. Tutt is Treasurer for the Superintendents Leadership Endowment and the National Recreation Foundation Board in Chicago, Illinois. He is on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Springs Health Foundation, Broadmoor World Arena, Pikes Peak or Bust Foundation, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Foundation, Colorado Springs Philharmonic Foundation, Pikes Peak Community Foundation, and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Endowment.
Other boards include Garden City Company, UMB Bank of Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Care and Share Foundation and United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum. 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 bachelor's degree in geological and geophysical sciences, and earned his master's degree from Duke University in business administration.
“I have lived in Colorado 54 years and appreciate the easy access to the outdoors that the state offers.”