Gerald Ford Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

Gerald Ford General Information


Mr. Gerald Ford serves as Co-Managing Partner at Ford Financial Fund. He serves as Board Member at Mechanics Bank. He serves as Board Member at Light & Wonder. He is one of the nation's most accomplished financial services executives. He has acquired, managed and operated banking businesses and other financial services companies for over 40 years. He currently serves as a Director of Mechanics Bank, a portfolio company of Fund II. Previously, he served as Chairman of Pacific Capital Bancorp, a portfolio company of Fund I. He also is the Chairman of Hilltop Holdings Inc. ("Hilltop"), a Dallas-based financial holding company with over $12 billion in assets. He has held this role since 2007, and is also the company's largest shareholder. Hilltop's primary line of business is to provide business and consumer banking services from offices located throughout Texas through PlainsCapital Bank. Hilltop's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "HTH." In addition, he served as Non-Executive Chairman of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and as a Director of Scientific Games Corp. Both of the above companies are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He also serves as a Trustee and on the Trusteeship Committee at Southern Methodist University ("S.M.U."). He is on the Executive Board of the S.M.U. School of Law, is a Trustee of Southwestern Medical Foundation and Children's Medical Foundation and is a member of the Board of Overseers of Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University. He holds B.A. and J.D. degrees from S.M.U. He is also an Angel Investor.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Dallas, TX
  • United States

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Gerald Ford Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gerald Ford JD Angel Investor 0 0 0 Dallas, TX
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