David A. Tepper

President at Appaloosa LP

David A. Tepper

David A. Tepper

President at Appaloosa LP

Overview
Career Highlights

Appaloosa LP
Appaloosa Management LP
Better Education for Kids, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

1731

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

09/11/1957 - East Pittsburgh, PA

Age

63

Number of Awards

19

Estimated Net Worth

$11B

Interests

Soccer, Theater, Baseball, Outdoor Activities

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Founder at Pennant Capital Management LLC

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Founder at Tudor Investment Corporation

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Secretary & Head-Business Development at Accelerate Acquisition Corp.

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President at Carnegie Mellon University

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Assistant Secretary at Carnegie Mellon University

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Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer at Carnegie Mellon University

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Chief Investment Officer at Carnegie Mellon University

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Vice President & General Counsel & Secretary of the Corporation at Carnegie Mellon University

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Provost Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon University

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Vice Provost for Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University

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Member Emeritus, Board of Directors at Rutgers University Foundation

Rutgers University Foundation is the fundraising arm of Rutgers University. The foundation build relationships with alumni and friends, corporations, and foundations and seek their support of Rutgers programs throughout New Jersey and the world. It was founded in 1973 and it is headquartered in New Brunswick, NJ.

Education
Master of Science in Industrial Administration
Class of 1982

Carnegie Mellon University challenges the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters. A private, global research university, Carnegie Mellon stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions, and sets its own course.With cutting-edge brain science, path-breaking performances, innovative start-ups, driverless cars, big data, big ambitions, Nobel and Turing prizes, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn't imagine the future, they create it.

Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Honors
Class of 1978

The University of Pittsburgh is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional fields. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America

Attendee
Class of 1975
Memberships
Member
Prior

Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, was founded December 3, 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia by 15 student and faculty leaders. The founders formulated the idea that leadership of exceptional quality and versatility in college should be recognized, that representatives in all phases of college life should cooperate in worthwhile endeavors, and that outstanding students, faculty, and administrators should meet on a basis of mutual interest, understanding, and helpfulness. O?K® was the first college honor society of a national scope to give recognition and honor for meritorious leadership and service in extracurricular activities and to encourage development of general campus citizenship. Since its founding, Omicron Delta Kappa has initiated over 300,000 members.

Career History
President
2016 - Current

Appaloosa seeks to generate annual returns substantially in excess of those derived from traditional buy-and-hold strategies for investment-grade fixed-income, high-yield debt and equity securities. The firm utilizes a variety of methods and strategies to make investment decisions and recommendations. Their primary method of analysis is fundamental research. Appaloosa purchases and sells high-yield bonds, bank loans to highly-leveraged companies, sovereign debt and other debt and equity securities, including securities of financially-distressed companies.

Founder
1993 - Current

Appaloosa Management LP provides investment advice services. The company was founded by David Alan Tepper and Jack Walton in 1993 and is headquartered in Miami Beach, FL.

Co-Founder
2011 - Prior

BETTER EDUCATION FOR KIDS STANDS FOR PUTTING THE INTEREST OF NEW JERSEY SCHOOL CHILDREN FIRST.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2001 - 2003

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is a healthcare services company that through its subsidiaries operates hospitals, nursing centers and a contract rehabilitation services business across the United States. At September 30, 2012, Kindred through its subsidiaries provided healthcare services in 2,212 locations, including 117 transitional care hospitals, six inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 224 nursing and rehabilitation centers, 27 subacute units, 102 hospice, home care and private duty locations, 104 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business, RehabCare, which served 1,632 non-affiliated facilities. Our company stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KND.

Member, Board of Directors
1999 - 2003

INAMED Corp. developed and manufactured breast implants, wrinkle prevention & obesity solutions. Its products were available through its two business divisions: INAMED Aesthetics, and INAMED Health. The company offered breast implants for augmentation, reconstruction surgeries, invasive surgeries for sustained weight loss and other dermal products to correct facial wrinkles. INAMED was headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
1997 - 1998

Laser Mortgage Management, Inc. engaged to create and manage an investment portfolion of primarily mortgage-backed securities and mortgage loans that in combination with financing and hedging activities, would generage income for distribution. The mortgage-backed securities included mortgage pass-through certificates, collateralized mortgage obligations, other securities representing interests in, or obligations backed by, pools of mortgage loans and mortgage derivatives securities. The company was founded on May 1, 2001 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $1.5M
2018

The largest Jewish campus organization in the world, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life provides opportunities for Jewish students at more than 550 colleges and universities to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity through its global network of Hillels on campuses and communities around the world. Hillel's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel’s vision is of a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. Hillel student leaders, professionals and lay leaders are dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for Jewish college students of all backgrounds, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually and socially. Hillel teaches students relationship-building skills in a Jewish context and sets the framework for delivering the Jewish future. Our experience over the past 90 years has resulted in a personal, professional and global impact on the future of Jewish peoplehood. Hillel professionals on campus encourage students to pursue tzedek (social justice), tikkun olam (repairing the world) Jewish learning, and to support Israel and global Jewish peoplehood. Hillel is committed to excellence, innovation, accountability and results

$100K +
2017

The University of Pittsburgh is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional fields. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America

$50K - $100K
2017

The largest Jewish campus organization in the world, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life provides opportunities for Jewish students at more than 550 colleges and universities to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity through its global network of Hillels on campuses and communities around the world. Hillel's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel’s vision is of a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. Hillel student leaders, professionals and lay leaders are dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for Jewish college students of all backgrounds, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually and socially. Hillel teaches students relationship-building skills in a Jewish context and sets the framework for delivering the Jewish future. Our experience over the past 90 years has resulted in a personal, professional and global impact on the future of Jewish peoplehood. Hillel professionals on campus encourage students to pursue tzedek (social justice), tikkun olam (repairing the world) Jewish learning, and to support Israel and global Jewish peoplehood. Hillel is committed to excellence, innovation, accountability and results

Political Donations
$250K
2015
$10.2K
2015

Director at Augusta Gold Corp.

$2,470
2013
Investments
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Epic Games, Inc. engages in the development of games and cross-platform game engine technologies. Its series of games creations include Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade. The company was founded by Mark Rein and Timothy Sweeney in 1991 and is headquartered in Cary, NC.

Awards & Honors
Rank #120
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #85
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #38
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
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