Ranch Kimball

Board Trustee, Boston University

CEO-level background in health care, innovation, government, and private equity. Diverse experience and shaping board structures and aligning governance and culture with the company’s mission. Broad board experience, with a consistent record of rising to Board chairmanships and committee chairmanships.

Operating experience: As CEO, COO, and Cabinet Secretary (revenues ranging from $100 million to $2 billion). CEO of Private equity firm. President of a Harvard research hospital. Practice group lead at BCG.

Consulting and investing experience: Ran a private-equity firm. 16 years at BCG, lead partner on firm’s second-largest client worldwide ($15 mil annual billings), served on three continents.

Board leadership experience: Chairman of four boards; Vice-Chairman of one (revenue ranges from $43 million to $600 million). Chaired multiple Finance, Audit, Governance, and Executive Committees. First outside Director at one growth company. Served on multiple Nominating Committees. Governance experience includes work as group of independent directors that led a company through a recapitalization and rationalization of shareholder structure; and work rebuilding committee structures and governance processes at two boards as Chairman and as Governance chair.