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Mr. William E. Oberndorf

Managing Director

SPO Partners & Co.

Direct Phone: (415) ***-****       

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SPO Partners & Co.

591 Redwood Hwy., #3215

Mill Valley, California 94941

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Director

Bell & Howell Company

Affiliations

Chairman Emeritus
American Federation for Children

Chairman Emeritus and Board Member
Alliance for School Choice

Board Member
Foundation for Excellence in Education

Life Trustee
University Schools

Trustee
Williams College

Chairman Emeritus
AFC Growth Fund

Board Member
The UCSF Foundation Investment Company

Board Member
Bradley Foundation

Board Member
ProQuest

Board Member
Excellence in Education National

Board Member
Calpine Corporation

Chairman of the Boards of Directors
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts L.L.C

Trustee
The Thacher School

Chairman of the Boards of Directors
Aggregates U.S.A.

Investment Committee
Hotel Equity Funds

Board Member
Founding

Member
Governance Committee

Board Member
Business Council for Sustainable Energy

Board Member
Calpine’s

Board Member
Electric Power Supply Association

Chairman of the Compensation Committee
Board

Board Member
Blogs

Trustee
Stanford Alumni Association

Trustee
Bay Area Discovery Museum

Board Member
Bush

Chairman Emeritus
American Federation for Children Growth Fund

Education

Bachelor of Arts

Williams College

Master of Business Administration

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Web References (94 Total References)


Issues Control

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The panelists included: Cesar Conde, President, Univision Networks; William Oberndorf, Managing Director, SPO Partners; Edward Rust, Chairman and CEO, State Farm Insurance Companies;Kathleen Shanahan, Chair and CEO, WRScompass; William Simon, President and CEO, Walmart US; and Mortimer Zuckerman, Chairman of Board of Directors, Boston Properties and Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, US News & World Report.


Board of Directors - New - ExcelinEd in Action

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William Oberndorf

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William Oberndorf William Oberndorf is chairman of Oberndorf Enterprises, LLC and is a co-founder of SPO Partners & Co., from which he retired in March, 2012. Mr. Oberndorf currently serves as chairman emeritus and board member of the Alliance for School Choice, an organization he co-founded that works nationwide to bring about K-12 education reform and expand school choice for low-income families.


UCSF Foundation Investment Company | Board and Leadership

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Bill Oberndorf William E. Oberndorf began his career investing for the Bass family of Fort Worth, Texas, in 1978, and was a founding partner of SPO Partners & Co. in 1991. He established Oberndorf Enterprises, LLC in 2012 to invest his family assets. During his investment career, he has served on numerous corporate boards and partnership entities. A dedicated philanthropist, Mr. Oberndorf has also served on many nonprofit boards. In addition to serving as chairman of UCSF's Board of Overseers, he currently serves on the boards of the American Federation for Children, The Foundation for Excellence in Education, and University School in Cleveland, Ohio. He is married to Susan C. Oberndorf, who is president of the Bill and Susan Oberndorf Foundation. He earned a BA from Williams College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


William ...

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William Oberndorf

William Oberndorf is a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Excellence in Education.
William Oberndorf is chairman of the board of Aggregates U.S.A. and Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, director emeritus of Plum Creek Tiber Co., and founding partner of SPO Partners & Co. He is also co-founder, board member and past chairman of the Alliance for School Choice, a nationwide organization that works to bring about K-12 education reform and expand school choice for low-income families. Oberndorf also serves as a trustee of The Thacher School, The University of California San Francisco Foundation, University School in Cleveland, Ohio and former trustee of Williams College. He has a M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and B.A. from Williams College. He and his wife reside in California and have two sons.


They Shall Overcome | Excellence in Philanthropy | The Philanthropy Roundtable

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"By the time I became involved in the education-reform movement," recalls William Oberndorf, co-founder of AERF and AERC, "a growing group of individuals, including myself, had become convinced that unless a truly competitive alternative was established to traditional public schools, the educational establishment was simply incapable of systemic and sustainable reform from within. But Oberndorf, a co-founder of the San Francisco-based investment firm SPO Advisors, realized that systemic reform would require direct involvement in policymaking.

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Will you get up early and do the work? That's all he cares about."

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