Notable Zetes

For over 170 years, Zeta Psi has scaffolded our undergraduate brothers to be better leaders in their careers, their communities, and in service to all humankind. We have been fortunate to have played role in the lives of countless inspirational men throughout the years. Here is a list of some Zetes who have powerfully impacted the world.

Ara Hovnavian

Hovnanian, Ara

Achievements: Chairman and CEO, Hovnavian Enterprises

Chapter: Sigma

Joost, Stephen

Achievements: Founding Partner and Board Member of Firehouse Subs, Former President of Jacksonville (FL) City Council

Chapter: Beta Tau, 1984

Junker, Ph.D., Andrew

Achievements: Founder Brain Actuated Technologies Inc. (BAT). Project Brainfingers Transforms brain and body electrical potentials from the forehead into hands-free computer controls which can be customized to each individual's needs. Brainfingers can give a voice to people who are non-verbal or who have limited expressive language, and may be appropriate for individuals with severe and multiple disabilities.

Chapter: Theta, 1965

Fred Kirby

Kirby, Fred M.

Achievements: Former Chairman and CEO, Allegheny Corp. 1998 Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Award honoree. 1986 recipient of the International Swimming Hall of Fame's Gold Medallion.

Chapter: Tau, 1942

DOD: February 8, 2011

Kirby, Jefferson

Achievements: Chairman, Allegheny Corp.

Chapter: Tau, 1984

Dillard Kirby

Kirby, S. Dillard

Achievements: President, Kirby Foundation

Chapter: Tau, 1981

E Pierce Marshal Jr

Marshall, Jr., E. Pierce

Achievements: CEO and President, Elevage Capital Management LLC

Chapter: Beta Tau

Dr Milt McColl

McColl, Milton B. “Milt”, MD

Achievements: CEO, Gauss Surgical; Retired NFL Player (1981-1987), played in Super Bowl XVI and Super Bowl XIX.

Chapter: Mu, 1981

Peter Mondavi Jr

Mondavi, Jr., Peter

Achievements: Co-Proprietor, Charles Krug Wineries

Chapter: Mu

Arthur Red Motley

Motley, Arthur “Red”

Achievements: Founder and Publisher, Parade Magazine. President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (1960–61). Inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame in 1985.

Chapter: Alpha Beta, 1922

DOD: Aug. 22, 1900 - May 30, 1984

Ian Murray

Murray, Ian

Achievements: Co-Founder and CEO, Vineyard Vines

Chapter: Tau

Peter J Nolan

Nolan, Peter, J.

Achievements: Managing Partner, Leonard Green Partners

Chapter: Psi

Shaun O'Malley

O’Malley, Shaun

Achievements: Former CEO, Price Waterhouse. 2000 Inductee into the Accounting Hall of Fame.

Chapter: Sigma, 1959

DOD: February 25, 2015

Prodan, Miles

Achievements: President & CEO at the British Columbia Wine Institute (2010-)

Chapter: Theta Phi, 1993

Stephen Pryor

Pryor, Stephen

Achievements: President, Exxon Mobil Chemical Company

Chapter: Tau

Reynolds, Robert (Bob) O’Dell “Horse”

Achievements: A 2 time All-America Tackle, and a 1961 inductee into the College Hall of Fame. In 1952 he partnered with Gene Autry and served as the president of Golden West Broadcasting. He was co-founder, co-owner and president of the California Angels MLB team from 1960–1975. 1963 to 1972 co-owner of the NFL Los Angeles Rams. In 1972, he received the Distinguished American Award from the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame.

Chapter: Mu, 1935

DOD: March 30, 1914 – February 8, 1994


Roberts, Brian

Achievements: Chairman and CEO, Comcast

Chapter: Sigma

Julian Robertson Jr

Robertson, Jr., Julian

Achievements: Founder, Tiger Management

Chapter: Upsilon

DOD: August 23, 2022

Snowden, Edward (“E.Y.”)

Achievements: As President of Universal Optical (’86-’88), oversaw launch of flexible metal segment of eyewear in America; As President of APC/Sprint Spectrum (’94-’98), oversaw launch of America’s first PCS and first GSM network – introducing our country to texting. CEO of NASDAQ:BCGI (’98-’07). CEO of Tatara Systems (’07-’11). Founder & CEO of One Door (’14-’20).

Chapter: Mu, 1976

Dr Julius Stratton

Stratton, Dr. Julius

Achievements: 1st Chancellor of MIT (1956-1959), 11th President of MIT (1969-1966), President Emeritus MIT; Former Chairman, Ford Foundation (1964-1971). Author, "Electromagnetic Theory"(1941)

Chapter: Phi Lambda

DOD: May 18, 1901 – June 22, 1994

Torrence, Travis A.

Achievements: Houston Bar Foundation: Chair of Board of Directors (2019-2020); Global Litigation Bankruptcy & Credit Team Lead for Shell Oil Corp (2018-), John C. Akard Community Service Award, Bankruptcy Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (2014).

Chapter: Beta Tau, 2002

Adam Wasserman, Alpha Nu

Wasserman, Adam

Achievements: Head of Enforcement, New York Stock Exchange.

Chapter: Alpha Nu, 1994

Eric Wente

Wente, Eric

Achievements: Chairman, Wente Bros. Winery

Chapter: Mu

Dean G Witter

Witter, Dean G.

Achievements: Founder, Witter & Co. (now part of Morgan Stanley)

Chapter: Iota

Richard Yuengling

Yuengling, Richard

Achievements: Owner, Yuengling Brewery

Chapter: Tau, 1939

DOD: March 27, 1999

Adam Zimmerman

Zimmerman, Adam

Achievements: Former Chairman and CEO, Noranda Forest

Chapter: Theta Xi

Zimmerman, Charles J.

Achievements: Former Chairman and CEO, Connecticut Mutual Insurance Company; namesake of Dartmouth College's Zimmerman Fitness Center. Dartmouth trustee for twenty years, from 1952 to 1972, and chaired the board from 1970 to 1972. 1951 recipient of the John Newton Russell Memorial Award, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an individual in the life insurance and financial planning industry. Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate, Inducted 1969

Chapter: Psi Epsilon, 1923

DOD: February 24, 1994