A. Russell Chandler, III

Mr. A. Russell Chandler III, IE 1967, founded Qualicare, Inc., in 1972 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer until 1983. As the founder of this company, as well as through involvement with many other investment groups, Mr. Chandler has acquired significant management and investment experience. He was active in the bid for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Ga. and led the development and creation of the Olympic Village. He served as the Mayor of the Olympic Village for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games from 1990 to August 1996. Mr. Chandler holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His philanthropic giving to Georgia Tech doesn't stop with the A. Russell Chandler Stadium, but includes an endowed chair in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering.

Notable Accomplishments: 
  • Mayor of the Olympic Village for the Olympic Games in 1996
  • CEO of Qualicare, Inc from 1972 - 1983
  • More than 35 years of experience as CEO/Chairman of various companies