John M. Fox '63

John M. Fox founded and was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Markwest Energy Partners, a New York Stock Exchange company, from its inception in 1988 through his retirement in 2009. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Mak-J Energy Partners, LP and Kona Mountain Coffee Company, LLC. Prior to Markwest Mr. Fox was a founder of Western Gas Resources, Inc., formerly listed on the NYSE, and was its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1972 to 1986. Mr. Fox is currently on the finance committee for the Denver Inner City Parish, and the Board of Directors for the Colorado Uplift, the Alliance for Choice in Education, and the First Plymouth Foundation. He was a Founding Director for the USAFA Endowment. Mr. Fox graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science from the United States Air Force Academy and was a T-38 Instructor Pilot at Laughlin Air Force Base. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Denver.