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.
Achievements: Chairman and CEO, Hovnavian Enterprises
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
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
Achievements: Chairman, Allegheny Corp.
Chapter: Tau, 1984
Kirby, S. Dillard
Achievements: President, Kirby Foundation
Chapter: Tau, 1981
Marshall, Jr., E. Pierce
Achievements: CEO and President, Elevage Capital Management LLC
Chapter: Beta Tau
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
Mondavi, Jr., Peter
Achievements: Co-Proprietor, Charles Krug Wineries
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
Achievements: Co-Founder and CEO, Vineyard Vines
Nolan, Peter, J.
Achievements: Managing Partner, Leonard Green Partners
Achievements: Former CEO, Price Waterhouse. 2000 Inductee into the Accounting Hall of Fame.
Chapter: Sigma, 1959
DOD: February 25, 2015
Achievements: President & CEO at the British Columbia Wine Institute (2010-)
Chapter: Theta Phi, 1993
Achievements: President, Exxon Mobil Chemical Company
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
Achievements: Chairman and CEO, Comcast
Robertson, Jr., Julian
Achievements: Founder, Tiger Management
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
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
Achievements: Head of Enforcement, New York Stock Exchange.
Chapter: Alpha Nu, 1994
Achievements: Chairman, Wente Bros. Winery
Witter, Dean G.
Achievements: Founder, Witter & Co. (now part of Morgan Stanley)
Achievements: Owner, Yuengling Brewery
Chapter: Tau, 1939
DOD: March 27, 1999
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