Frank Sands Jr. Appointed to Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees

12 February 2013

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the Darden School Foundation today announced the election of a new trustee, Frank Sands Jr., who will serve a three-year term, effective immediately.

“Frank Sands Jr. is an excellent addition to our board,” said Phil Knisely, chairman of the Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees. “His business experience and entrepreneurial skills will add great value to the group.”

Frank Sands Jr. is chief executive officer and chief investment officer at Sands Capital Management in Arlington, Virginia. After joining Sands Capital in 2000, he held the positions of managing director, director of research, senior portfolio manager, and president and director of research. Prior to joining Sands Capital, he held the various positions of research analyst, portfolio manager, and principal at Fayez Sarofim & Co. for six years. Sands received an MBA from Darden in 1994, an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University in 1993, and a B.A. from Washington & Lee University in 1989.

“We very much look forward to having Frank serve on the Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees,” said Trip Davis, president of the Darden School Foundation and senior associate dean for external relations. “Frank’s passion for Darden, interest in emerging markets and leadership in growth investing are exceptional. We are so grateful for his willingness to serve Darden at this time of growth and momentum for the School.”

About the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D., MSBA and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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