Graham Holdings Co. adds former Delaware governor to board of directors
Former Delaware Gov. Jack A. Markell has been elected to Graham Holdings Co.’s board of directors.
Markell was the governor from 2009 until 2017. Before he was elected governor he served as 10 years as Delaware’s state treasurer.
Prior to his government roles, Markell held several executive leadership roles in corporate development, investor relations, strategic management and consulting with First Chicago Corp., McKinsey & Co., Comcast Corp. and Nextel.
Markell serves on the national board of directors of Jobs for America’s Graduates and as a trustee of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. He earned his undergraduate degree in economics and development studies from Brown University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.