Board of Directors

The Honorable Bob Kerrey


Bob Kerrey is Managing Director at Allen & Company and serves as chairman of the board of Monolith Materials. From 2001 to 2011, Senator Kerrey was President of The New School, a university founded on democratic ideals and daring educational practices.

From 1989 to 2001, he represented Nebraska in the United States Senate, where he promoted equity for rural communities, led in farm and environmental legislation, strengthened taxpayers’ rights, led in restructuring U.S. intelligence agencies, and partnered with local leaders to build projects of lasting value to Nebraskans. Prior to his Senate service, Senator Kerrey served one term as Nebraska’s Governor. He served as a U.S. Navy SEAL during the Vietnam War, and is the recipient of the Medal of Honor for his service.

Senator Kerrey earned a BS degree in Pharmacy from the University of Nebraska.