List of Pi Kappa Alpha brothers

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This is a list of notable alumni of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity

Business[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability Reference
Doug Ducey Delta Tau Former Chief Executive Officer of Cold Stone Creamery [1]
Brian Kevin Turner Epsilon Omega Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft [1][2]
Jeff Taylor Theta Mu Founder, Monster.com [1][3]

Government[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability Reference
Dick Armey Jamestown College U.S. Representative and Majority Leader from Texas
Thad Cochran Gamma Iota U.S. Senator from Mississippi [4]
Everett Dirksen Delta Sigma U.S. Senator from Illinois [1]
John Nance Garner Sigma 32nd Vice President of the United States [1]
Harry R. Houston Speaker Virginia House of Delegates [5]
Jon Kyl Gamma Delta U.S. Senator from Arizona [1]
Nicholas Lampson Epsilon Kappa Former U.S. Congressman from Texas [1]
John Augustine Marshall United States Federal Judge from Utah [5]
W. Robert Pearson Sigma Former United States Ambassador to Turkey (2000–2003) [1]
Edward A. Pease Delta Xi Former U.S. Congressman from Indiana [1]
Pat Roberts Alpha Omega U.S. Senator from Kansas [1]
Karl Rove Alpha Tau Former White House Chief of Staff [1]
Pete Sessions Alpha Omicron U.S. Representative from Texas [1]
Strom Thurmond Eta Alpha U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 103rd Governor of South Carolina [1]
Oscar W. Underwood U.S. Senator from Alabama [5]

Education[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability Reference
Walter Lynwood Fleming Upsilon American historian of the South and Reconstruction [5]
E. Gordon Gee Alpha Tau President of West Virginia University [1]
Kenneth T. Jackson Delta Zeta Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences at Columbia University, Editor-in-Chief of The Encyclopedia of New York City [1]
Samuel H. Smith Alpha Sigma Former president of Washington State University (1985–2000) [1]

News, Art, and Entertainment[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability Reference
Rick Dees Tau Host of The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown [1]
Mason Gamble Iota Pi Actor Dennis the Menace [1]
Ted Koppel Alpha Chi Nightline Anchor ABC [1]
Tim McGraw Eta Omicron American country singer and actor [1]
Ken Ober Theta Mu Game Show Host [1]
Jim Parsons Epsilon Eta Actor The Big Bang Theory [1]
Jeremy Piven Delta Omicron Actor Entourage [1]
Jon Stewart Gamma Host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show [1]
Eric Stonestreet Alpha Omega Actor Modern Family [1]
Brian Tyler Iota Pi Composer Iron Man 3, The Expendables [1]
Scott Van Pelt Delta Psi Anchor ESPN [1]
Matt Winer Alpha Nu Anchor Turner Sports, formerly SportsCenter [1]
Dan Bilzerian Alpha Eta Poker Player, Social Media Figure [1]
Morgan Woodward Beta Mu Actor Dallas, Cool Hand Luke [1]

Sports[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability Reference
Kent Bazemore Zeta Iota Professional Basketball Player, Los Angeles Lakers [1]
Bobby Bowden Alpha Pi Former Head Football Coach Florida State [1]
Pat Bowlen Beta Omicron Owner, Denver Broncos [1]
Bob Bowman Delta Lambda CEO North Baltimore Aquatic Club [1]
Chad Clifton Zeta Offensive Tackle, Green Bay Packers [1]
Matt Doherty Beta Zeta Former head men's basketball coach at Southern Methodist University [1]
Guy Dennis Alpha Eta Former professional football player for Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions [1]
Jeff Feagles Gamma Omega NFL Kicker, University of Miami [1]
Jimbo Fisher Delta Lambda Head Football Coach Florida State [1]
Gus Frerotte Gamma Upsilon Quarterback NFL [1]
Jason Fox Gamma Omega NFL Lineman, University of Miami [1]
Horace Grant Eta Alpha Professional Basketball Player [1]
Hubert Green Delta Lambda Professional Golfer [1]
Todd Hays Gamma Upsilon Bobsledder and Olympic Silver Medalist [1]
Jeff Ireland Theta Nu General Manager, Miami Dolphins [1]
EJ Manuel Delta Lambda Quarterback Buffalo Bills [1]
Colin McCarthy Gamma Omega NFL Linebacker, University of Miami [1]
Chris Myers Gamma Omega NFL Lineman, University of Miami [1]
Kyle Orton Beta Phi Quarterback NFL [1]
Steve Prefontaine Gamma Pi Track and Field Hall of Fame [1]
Howard Schnellenberger Gamma Omega Football coach (winner of 1983 NCAA National Championship), University of Miami [1]
Frank Sinkwich Alpha Mu Heisman Trophy Winner, University of Georgia [1]
James Southerland Alpha Chi NBA Forward [citation needed]
Kevin Stallings Beta Phi Head Basketball Coach, Vanderbilt University [1]
Gino Torretta Gamma Omega Heisman Trophy Winner, University of Miami [1]
Eric Winston Gamma Omega NFL Lineman, NCAA All-American University of Miami [1]
Jameis Winston Delta Lambda Quarterback Florida State Seminoles [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. "Prominent Pikes". Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ East Central University. "Notable Alumni". Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  3. ^ UMass Amherst Greek Life. "UMass Amherst Greek Life Letter to Parents". Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ole Miss cheerleading squad". The Washington Post. January 8, 1999. 
  5. ^ a b c d Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities 1920 edition, page 306