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Gregg L. Engles '79

Gregg L. EnglesFounding Partner
Capitol Peak Partners

Denver, CO

Elected 2011 (Charter Trustee)
A.B. Dartmouth College
J.D. Yale University

Gregg L. Engles is the founding Partner of Capitol Peak Partners, which opened on August 1, 2017. CPP is a private-equity firm investing in strong lower-middle-market businesses. His previous roles include chairman and chief executive officer of The WhiteWave Foods Company and chairman of Dean Foods. Prior to this, he served as Dean Foods Chief Executive Officer and as a director since the formation of the company.

His nonprofit board memberships include Children's Medical Center Dallas, Southwestern Medical Foundation, the Yale Law School Fund, the Hockaday School, and GMA (formerly Grocery Manufacturers of America). Mr. Engles was previously a member of the Yale Law School Association, Young Presidents Organization, the Dallas Citizens Council, and the International Dairy Foods Association.

Mr. Engles received his A.B. in economics from Dartmouth, and holds a J.D. from Yale University. As an undergraduate, he was a member of Chi Gamma Epsilon/Kappa Sigma. He was also a member and participation agent of the Class of 1979 Reunion Giving Committee and an Alumni Fund Volunteer. He and his wife Molly Engles previously served on the President's Leadership Council. They have four children.

Last Updated: 7/25/18