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Frederic Vincent Malek

Frederic Vincent Malek, American finance company executive. Named Business Statesman of Year Harvard Business School Club Washington, 2000, Citizen of Year Boy Scouts American National Capitol Council, 2000, American Friends of Czech Republic Civil Society Vision award, Woodrow Wilson award for corporation citizenship, 2004; named to Washington Business Hall of Fame, 2005; board trustees, Bush Library. Foundation.

Background

  • Malek, Frederic Vincent was born on December 22, 1936 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred W. and Martha (Smickilas) Malek.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1964. Doctor of Humanities (honorary), St. Leo College, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1970.

    Career

    • Associate McKinsey & Company, Inc., Los Angeles, 1964-1967. Chairman executive committee Triangle Corporation, Columbia, South Carolina, 1967-1969. Deputy under secretary Department of Health, Washington, 1969-1970.

      Special assistant to President United States, 1970-1973. Deputy director United States Office of Management and Budget, 1973-1975. With Marriott Corporation, 1975-1988, senior vice president, 1975-1977, executive vice president, 1978-1988.

      President Marriott Hotels and Resorts, 1981-1988, Northwest Airlines, Minneapolis, 1989-1990, vice chairman, 1990-1991, also board directors. Campaign manager Bush-Quayle '92, 1991-1992. Co-chairman Central Bank Richard Ellis, 1989-1996.

      Chairman Lodging Opportunities Fund, since 1991, Thayer Capital Partners, since 1992, Thayer Hotel Investors, since 1994, Thayer Lodging Group, 1992. Chairman 1996 Republican Presidential Trust, 1995-1996. Board directors DuPont Fabres Technology, Central Bank Richard Ellis.

      Director with rank of ambassador, 1990 Economic Summit, since 1989. Adjunct professor University South Carolina, 1986-1989. Lecturer Kennedy School Government, Harvard University, 1976. board directors Automatic Data Processing, Inc., 1978-2009.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member President's Commission on White House Fellows, 1971-1975, White House Domestic Council, 1974-1975, President's Commission on Personnel Interchange, 1974-1976. Deputy director committee for Re-election of President, 1972. President's Commission on Private Sector Initiatives, 1982-1985, director convention Bush for President, 1988.

    Member National Council on Surface Transportation Research, 1993-1995. National advisory board National Center Economic Education of Children, 1980-1982. Member President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 1986-1991.

    Board visitors United States Military Academy, West Point. Co-chairman, McCain Campaign, 2008. Member American-Israel Friendship League (board trustees since 1991), Aspen Institute (board trustees since 1996), American Friends Czech Republic (chairman since 2007).

    Personality

    Interests

    Bicycling, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Marlene A. McArthur, August 5, 1961. Children: Fred W., Michelle A.
    • father: Fred W. Malek
    • mother: Martha (Smickilas) Malek
    • spouse: Marlene A. McArthur
    • children: Fred W. Malek
    • Michelle A. Malek
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    Born December 22, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1959
      United States Military Academy
    • 1964
      Harvard University
    • 1970
      St. Leo College
    • 1964 - 1967
      Associate, McKinsey & Company
    • 1967 - 1969
      chairman, executive committee Triangle Corporation
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      deputy under secretary, Department of Health
      Washington, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      special assistant, to President United States
    • 1973 - 1975
      deputy director, United States Office of Management and Budget
    • 1981 - 1988
      president, Marriott Hotels and Resorts
    • 1989 - 1990
      president, Marriott Hotels and Resorts
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1989 - 1996
      co-chairman Central Bank Richard Ellis
    • 1991 - 1992
      campaign manager, Bush-Quayle '92
    • 1992
      chairman, Lodging Opportunities Fund
    • 1994
      chairman, Lodging Opportunities Fund
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