Gerald McElvy

Former President of ExxonMobil Foundation

An ardent supporter of the University of Houston — his alma mater — and of higher education, Gerald McElvy has held high posts in the corporate and philanthropic worlds, but says he is most honored to have been appointed to the University of Houston System Board of Regents.

McElvy holds a UH bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting and a Master of Business Administration from UCLA. He worked for the Exxon Mobil Corporation for 33 years, capping his career as president of the ExxonMobil Foundation.