Frank Baxter, Founding Chair
Frank Baxter is chairman emeritus of the global investment bank Jefferies and Company Inc. He returned to the Alliance board, which he chaired, after serving as Ambassador to Uruguay from November 2006 to January 2009.
Mr. Baxter has also has served as Board Chairman for After-School All Stars, Board Member of the California Institute of the Arts, a member of the Governor's Commission for Jobs and Economic Growth, Vice Chairman of the Los Angeles Opera board and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles Museum of Art.
Additionally, Mr. Baxter was a trustee for the University of California Berkeley Foundation and the I Have a Dream Foundation, Los Angeles Chapter. He is a former director of the NASD, served on the NASDAQ Board, and was Director of the Securities Industry.