W. Guy Spriggs, Ohio State '71
W. Guy Spriggs
Guy joined the Foundation's Board of Trustees in the winter of 2010.
He was initiated into Phi Kappa Psi at the Ohio State University, where he graduated in 1974 with a degree in finance.
After graduation, Brother Spriggs returned to the family business in 1976 as a wine salesman.
He then founded Eagle Distributing in Ashland, KY in 1980 and now serves as Chairman of the Board for Anheuser-Busch operations in Huntington WV, Ironton OH, and Ashland KY. All three operations are recognized in their states as being the market leaders in execution.
is not only an active and involved businessman but also is a highly motivated and dedicated volunteer.
He continues to devote significant time to serving in leadership roles with various non-profits including the Jackson Grove Methodist Church and Spartanburg Methodist College.
In past years, he
has been involved as a board member for the Ashland Alliance
, Ashland Salvation Army
, Ironton City Schools Foundation
, King Daughter's Medical Center Foundation
, Paramount Arts Center
and the Ramey-Estep Children's Home
Guy is also cofounder of the Malt Beverage Education Corporation of Kentucky, a nationally recognized program which deals with fighting underage drinking in Kentucky.
In 2001, Guy was the co-chairman of Ohio University's successful $5M capital campaign and in 2002, he served as Chairman of the Kentucky Highland Museum's $1.5M capital campaign while also co-chairing Kentucky Community and Technical College System's $4M campaign.
Guy's passion for community and volunteer involvement continues to be recognized.
In 2003, he
received the Tri-State's Leadership & Community Service Award
in honor of his
commitment and impact on the tri-state community.
was also nominated by U.S.
currently resides in Campobello, South Carolina on a horse farm with his wife Lisa, a retired attorney.
relaxes by playing a round of golf and enjoys cooking.