BOYD SMITH G’64
Chairman of the Board
Boyd C. Smith G’64 is a private investor in commercial real estate and high-tech start-up companies. He and his two business partners founded the California Family Foundation, which funds Beechwood School, an independent K-8 school that serves low-income and minority students. He and his wife, Jill, also founded the Golden Gate Family Foundation, which runs a scholarship and mentoring program for youth who are first generation college-bound. He is a board member of the Hoover Institution Board of Overseers at Stanford University and the Lucille Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Utah and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.