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Board of Directors | ARC
Bruce R. McCaw is currently co-chair of Talaris and Chairman Emeritus of Pistol Creek Company.
Mr. McCaw was a co-founder and director of McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc. and Claircom Communications; cofounder, VP and Director of Horizon Air; chairman and founder of Forbes Westar, Inc; and former director of Alaska Air Group.
He was the President of PacWest Racing Group; served as the director on the board of Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART); and co-founded Auto Research Center in Indianapolis and currently serves as a board member.
In addition, Mr. McCaw serves in various capacities for several charitable foundations including the Apex Foundation and the Friendship Foundation.
He currently serves as a board member of the Seattle Opera, the National Air and Space Museum and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.
Mr. McCaw has been a volunteer at the Museum of Flight since 1979, a Trustee since 1985, a member of the Executive Committee for over twenty years, and served as Chairman in 2003 and 2004.
He is a member of Quiet Birdmen, the Wings Club, NAA and NBAA.
A pilot for over 40 years, holding commercial and instrument ratings and type rated in a Learjet, Falcon 50/900, and F-27 aircraft.
In 2004, Mr. McCaw
along with his
family, received Seattle's First Citizens Award.
was also awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship in 2009.
wife Jolene are proud parents of three children.
CART Racing Teams
Bruce McCawTeam Manager:
...Bruce R. McCaw: President, PacWest Racing CroupBruce R. McCaw formed PacWest Racing Group in 1993.PacWest
currently fields two cars in the FedEx Championship Series and also competes in the PPG-Dayton lndy Lights Championship.
The son of broadcast pioneers.McCaw
business career in radio and television.After working in operations management in the aircraft industry, he
own aviation insurance company that later became Forbes Westar.McCaw also co-founded Horizon Air, which quickly expanded into one of the nation's largest regional airlines and was purchased by Alaska Airlines in 1986.In partnership with his three brothers, McCaw was a founder and director of McCaw Cellular Communications, which was acquired by AT&T in 1994 and now operates as AT&T Wireless.
In addition to his
involvement with PacWest
.McCaw serves as a director on the board of Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART), and is deeply involved in several charitable and community activities.McCaw and two longtime aviation friends established the Friendship Foundation in 1988 and set a new around-the-world speed record in a Boeing 747 while raising $500,000 for children's charities.He is the president of the McCaw Foundation, and he recently concluded a nine-year term as trustee of Lakeside School.McCaw is also a trustee of Washington State University Foundation, a trustee and officer of the Museum of Flight, and a director of Universal Space Lines, Inc. and Rocket Development Company.McCaw has been a licensed commercial pilot for many years and is a qualified Lear Jet captain.He
spends many hours in the cockpit of aircraft due to his
business and travel schedule.McCaw
also collects classic automobiles and race cars, and competes in vintage racing events.McCaw
wife Jolene, and their daughter Skye make their home in the Seattle area.
Bruce R. McCaw
Bruce R. McCaw
The Seattle Times: Snohomish County News: Paine Field tourism center prepares for takeoff
Bruce McCaw is now the chairman of the Museum of Flight board of directors.
McCaw, a successful businessman ...
McCaw, a successful businessman and philanthropist, attended CC two years, leaving after the death of his father to focus on the family business.
With his brothers, he built McCaw Communications into the 20th largest cable company in the country.
Operating in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, they were attracted to the possibilities of wireless communications, and the cable business became a platform to enter cellular communications.
In 1994, they sold the company to AT&T, and the company is now AT&T Wireless.
McCaw also is the co-chair of Talaris Institute, a nonprofit organization with the mission of supporting parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children.
Bruce McCaw, Colorado College, Jill Tiefenthaler, Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Paul Morin, Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota, Talaris Institute, the Apex Foundation, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, William "Bro" Adams