SOURCE: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

May 02, 2013 12:47 ET

Ben C. Sutton, Jr. Joins the Reagan Foundation Board of Trustees

SIMI VALLEY, CA--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) - The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation announced today that Mr. Ben C. Sutton, Jr. will join the Foundation's Board of Trustees. The Trustees mission is to assist the Reagan Foundation in preserving and promoting the legacy of our fortieth President, Ronald Reagan. 

"We are privileged to have Ben join the Reagan Foundation Board of Trustees," said Foundation Board Chairman Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. "His vast experience in business and philanthropy will help propel the Reagan Foundation far into the future."

Mr. Sutton is the President of IMG College, the largest college sports sponsorship and media company in America. Prior to his current role, Sutton spent 18 years as Chairman and CEO for ISP Sports.

Sutton, who is a graduate of both Wake Forest University (BA, 1980) and the Wake Forest University School of Law (JD, 1983), is on the Board of Directors of IMG Worldwide, Inc., the Board of Trustees of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, former Chair of the Board at Forsyth Country Day School, and the Board of Trustees at Wake Forest University. He has received numerous awards including the Wake Forest University Distinguished Alumni award and has been named one of the most powerful sports executives in America by numerous publications. He also serves as Chairman of The Sutton Family Foundation.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is the non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to promote the legacy of Ronald Reagan by convening, educating and engaging people around the world in his core principles of freedom, economic opportunity, global democracy and national pride. The Reagan Foundation sustains the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the Reagan Center for Public Affairs, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center and The Air Force One Pavilion. Located in Simi Valley, California the Library houses 63 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers and over 60,000 gifts and artifacts chronicling the lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. It also serves as the final resting place of America's 40th President. www.reaganfoundation.org

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