Kevin Rollins is a distinguished business leader with strong ties to Utah. He has been inducted into the Utah Information Technology Hall of Fame. He most recently served as president and chief executive officer for Dell Computer Corporation, leading the company to a net revenue of $55.9 billion worldwide in 2006.
Prior to being CEO, Kevin led Dell’s Americas region with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Latin America.
Formerly a partner and director at Bain & Co. in Boston, Mass., Kevin specialized in strategies and management for high-tech and consumer product clients. While with Bain, he helped develop strategies that propelled Dell into a leadership position in the direct selling of computer systems in the United States.
He serves on the boards of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, KLRU public television, and Catalyst, a national organization for the advancement of women in the workplace.
Mr. Rollins earned his master’s of business administration and bachelor’s degrees from Brigham Young University. While attending BYU, he met his wife, the former Debra Skinner. Mr. Rollins was born and raised in Utah and is an accomplished violinist.
The Rollins are the parents of four children and five grandchildren.
Other Major Contributors
Gail Miller is owner of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies and Chair of the Board of Directors of Larry H. Miller Management Corporation.
Gail and her late husband, Larry, started their business with a single Toyota dealership in 1979. The Larry H. Miller Group of Companies has grown to include more than sixty car dealerships throughout the American West, the Utah Jazz, the Salt Lake City Stars, the Salt Lake Bees, theater complexes, and a variety of other automotive, financial, and real estate companies. Today, the privately-owned Larry H. Miller Group of Companies employs more than 10,000 people.
James and Andrea Clarke
James Clarke is the CEO of Clarke Capital Partners, a global growth equity and alternatives investment firm, headquartered in Provo, Utah. In 2001, James founded and led high-tech firm CLEARLINK–with over 2,000 full-time employees–until it was acquired in 2011 by Pamlico Caital (formerly Wachovia) and now owned by Sykes.
James is married to the former Andrea Earl and they are parents to three children. He is an alumnus of BYU, Harvard Business School, and the University of Oxford.