Thomas A. Saunders III
|Thomas A. Saunders III|
|Education||Virginia Military Institute
University of Virginia
|Spouse(s)||Jordan (Horner) Saunders|
|Children||Calvert Saunders Moore
Thomas A. Saunders IV
Saunders was a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley from 1974 to August 1989. He was involved with the Conrail private offering. He was a Dollar Tree director since 1993. Saunders was a founder of Saunders Karp & Megrue Partners, LLC, and has been the President of Ivor & Co., LLC, a private investment company, since 2000.
Saunders has given the University of Virginia some $17 million over the past twenty-five years. He is chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation's Board of Trustees; a bridge has been named for him. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Heritage Foundation.
He and his wife endowed the Matthew C. Horner chair in military theory at Marine Corps University. They chaired the 1995 Dinner on the Lawn at UVA, to kick off a billion-dollar capital campaign. In 2007 the Saunders hosted the annual gala for the New-York Historical Society at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. He and his wife were awarded the 2008 National Humanities Medal
- SARAH BARTLETT (August 7, 1989). "BUSINESS PEOPLE; Morgan Stanley Losing Head of Buyout Fund". The New York Times.
- "2 More Leave Morgan Posts". The New York Times. September 21, 1989.
- "IS THIS ANY WAY TO SELL A RAILROAD?", Fortune, Lee Smith, May 25, 1987
- Forbes http://people.forbes.com/profile/thomas-a-saunders/26840
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- Heritage Foundation Board of Trustees
- "WEDDINGS; Calvert Saunders, C. A. F. Griffin". The New York Times. September 25, 1994.
- "Calvert Saunders, George Moore". The New York Times. May 9, 1999.
- Ron Chernow (2001). The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance. Grove Press. ISBN 978-0-8021-3829-3.