George L. Argyros

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Arnel & Affiliates

George L. Argyros

George L. Argyros

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Arnel & Affiliates

Overview
Career Highlights

Arnel & Affiliates
Arnel Development Co.
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans

RelSci Relationships

3617

Number of Boards

33

Birthday

1937 - Detroit, MI, United States

Age

84

Number of Awards

17

Estimated Net Worth

$2.2

Relationships
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President & Chief Executive Officer at Argyros Family Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former Chief Executive Officer at First American Financial Corp.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Vice Chairman at AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President-Emeritus at Chapman University

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Founder at Simon Foundation for Education and Housing

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chairman at Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former President at PUG Farms LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Executive Officer at First American Financial Corp.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Secretary, Chief Investment Officer & Director-Tax at Arnel & Affiliates

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Owner at Roger's Gardens

Relationship likelihood: Strong

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Arnel & Affiliates
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Spouse
President & Chief Executive Officer at Argyros Family Foundation

Education
Bachelor's in Business & Economics
Class of 1959

Chapman University is a nationally renowned higher education institution, and promotes academic excellence and intellectual achievement. Located in the city of Orange, California, students are able to explore academic interests while taking advantage of the cultural hub of Southern California. Students will find a wide variety of degrees and programs of study at Chapman University. Undergraduate degrees offered include almost all traditional majors, including a few pre-professional degrees, such as Law and Medicine. Graduate degrees include several master’s and a few doctorates. Master’s degrees include concentrations such as Business, Creative Writing, Film Production, Psychology, and Education. Doctorates can be earned in a few areas, including Law, Education, and Physical Therapy. Student life activities are abundant on campus. Students have several organizations, athletic teams, community service projects, and study abroad opportunities to participate in. Student support services are a stellar resource at Chapman University. Students are encouraged to use academic workshops, the campus health clinic, career and academic advising, financial aid counseling, and many more services to help relieve the pressures of college life. Students of Chapman University are able to take advantage of excellent services and academic programs.

Career History
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1968 - Current

Arnel & Affiliates is a private company headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA, also operating in the United States. The firm operates real estate and investment company. George L. Argyros has been the CEO since 1968.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Arnel Development Co. operates as real-estate development company. The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA.

President & Chief Executive Officer
1995 - Prior

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is a nonprofit organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, that was founded in 1947 to honor the achievements of outstanding Americans who have succeeded in spite of adversity and to emphasize the importance of higher education. The association is named for Horatio Alger, a 19th-century author of hundreds of dime novels in the "rags-to-riches" genre, extolling the importance of perseverance and hard work. The association gives the annual Horatio Alger Award to exemplars of its ideals. It also grants scholarships, and describes itself as the largest provider of need-based scholarships in the United States. All scholarships are funded by the generosity of the members of the Horatio Alger Association.

Boards & Committees
Member, Compensation Committee
Prior - 2001

The First American Corp. provides title insurance and real estate services. The firm operates in the title insurance & services, specialty insurance, mortgage information, and property, credit & screening information segments. The firm offers direct marketing, fraud, government and MLS solutions. The company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
1998 - 2014

DST Systems, Inc. provides sophisticated information processing and computer software services and products that help clients improve productivity, increase efficiency, and provide higher levels of customer service.

Director
1997 - Prior

Rockwell Automation, Inc. engages in the provision of industrial automation and information services. It operates through the following segments: Architecture and Software, and Control Products and Solutions . The Architecture and Software segment contains hardware, software, and communication components of its integrated control and information architecture which are capable of controlling the customer's industrial processes and connecting with their business enterprise. The Control Products and Solutions segment combines a portfolio of intelligent motor control and industrial control products, application expertise, and project management capabilities. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Member, President's Cabinet
Current

Chapman University is a nationally renowned higher education institution, and promotes academic excellence and intellectual achievement. Located in the city of Orange, California, students are able to explore academic interests while taking advantage of the cultural hub of Southern California. Students will find a wide variety of degrees and programs of study at Chapman University. Undergraduate degrees offered include almost all traditional majors, including a few pre-professional degrees, such as Law and Medicine. Graduate degrees include several master’s and a few doctorates. Master’s degrees include concentrations such as Business, Creative Writing, Film Production, Psychology, and Education. Doctorates can be earned in a few areas, including Law, Education, and Physical Therapy. Student life activities are abundant on campus. Students have several organizations, athletic teams, community service projects, and study abroad opportunities to participate in. Student support services are a stellar resource at Chapman University. Students are encouraged to use academic workshops, the campus health clinic, career and academic advising, financial aid counseling, and many more services to help relieve the pressures of college life. Students of Chapman University are able to take advantage of excellent services and academic programs.

Life Member, Board of Trustees
Current

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

World Affairs Council of Orange County is a non-partisan citizen's education organization that serves as the focal point of the community's international interests. It provides a variety of programs and services to individuals, schools, corporations and organizations. It supports the community's civic, social professional, business, cultural and educational organizations in their international efforts.

Member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy & Negotiations
Prior - 1990
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $175K
2019

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is a nonprofit organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, that was founded in 1947 to honor the achievements of outstanding Americans who have succeeded in spite of adversity and to emphasize the importance of higher education. The association is named for Horatio Alger, a 19th-century author of hundreds of dime novels in the "rags-to-riches" genre, extolling the importance of perseverance and hard work. The association gives the annual Horatio Alger Award to exemplars of its ideals. It also grants scholarships, and describes itself as the largest provider of need-based scholarships in the United States. All scholarships are funded by the generosity of the members of the Horatio Alger Association.

$1M - $5M
2013

Center for Strategic & International Studies, Inc. provides strategic insights & policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. Its projects focus on areas such as AIDS, arms control, conflict resolution, NATO, the environment, immigration, intelligence, trade, health care, OPEC, space policy, and terrorism. The company was founded in 1962 by David M. Abshire and Admiral Arleigh Burke and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$2,600
2013

Deputy County Executive Officer, Legislative Affairs at County of Riverside (California)

$500
2012

Principal at FaegreBD Consulting

$2,500
2011

Director at Acreage Holdings

Awards & Honors
Rank #939
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1011
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #342
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2006 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2006 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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