Max Angerholzer serves as the chief executive officer of the George & Barbara Bush Foundation, which is dedicated to preserving the historic legacies of President & Mrs. Bush. The foundation coordinates and promotes education, policy, and service-oriented efforts at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum and Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government & Public Service. The Bush Foundation also works closely with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, and Points of Light. Headquartered in College Station, Texas, the foundation has satellite offices in Houston and Washington, DC.
Prior to joining the Bush Foundation, Angerholzer served as executive vice president of the Institute of International Education, a global non-profit organization that partners with governments, multinational corporations, universities, and foundations to design and manage educational and leadership programs, including the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright Program and the U.S. Department of Defense's Language Flagship.
Angerholzer previously served as president & CEO of the Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, a non-partisan policy organization that applies lessons of leadership and history to current domestic and international challenges and promotes cooperation among the White House, Congress, and the private sector. He was also managing director of the Richard Lounsbery Foundation, a philanthropic institution that awards grants to support scientific and medical research, as well as science and technology policy, education, international relations, and security programs.
Angerholzer is senior adviser to EntryPoint Capital, an investment manager focused on publicly traded healthcare equities. He also serves on the advisory board of Radius Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in expansion-stage health and life-science companies. Angerholzer is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC and serves on the boards of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and the St. Paul's Cathedral Trust in America.
Angerholzer is originally from Mobile, Alabama, where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and a Master of Arts from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.
Last Updated: February 3, 2021