President and CEO
Alan M. Dachs is president and CEO of Fremont Group, a San Francisco-based equity investment firm specializing in direct investments, real estate, venture capital, and publicly traded securities. Dachs is a memberof the board of directors of Bechtel Group, Inc. and the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. He is also a trustee of The Brookings Institution. From 2011 to 2015, Dachs served as chairman of the board of trustees of The Conference Board, and was elected chair emeritus in December 2015.
At the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, where he is a fellow, Dachs chairs the Academy’s Trust and is a vice chair of the board of directors. He also serves on the board of trustees of the MIT Corporation and on the Corporation’s Visiting Committee for the dean of undergraduate education. He is a member of the boards of The Landmark School and PIX System LLC. Dachs serves as chair emeritus of the board of trustees of Wesleyan University, where he received an honorary doctor of humane letters in 2007.