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 college preparation mentoring program for youth. He is an Emeritus Board Member of the Hoover Institution Board of Overseers at Stanford University and past Board Member of 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.