William E. Simon Jr.
William E. Simon Jr. is co-chairman of the William E. Simon Foundation. He is also a partner of Massey Quick Simon, a firm that provides wealth management, investment consulting, and family office services. Prior to becoming a partner at Massey Quick Simon, he was co-chairman of William E. Simon & Sons, an investment firm he co-founded with his brother and father, former U.S. Treasury Secretary William E. Simon Sr. Mr. Simon is an adjunct assistant professor at UCLA in both the School of Law and undergraduate Department of Economics. Earlier in his career, Mr. Simon worked in the Southern District of New York as assistant U.S. attorney under then U.S. Attorney Rudolph Giuliani. Mr. Simon co-founded the Sound Body Sound Mind Foundation with his wife, Cindy. He received the Marty Sklar My Last Lecture Award from the student body at UCLA, and in 2014 was the recipient of The Gabelli Prize from Columbia Business School. That same year, Mr. Simon was honored by the Pacific Research Institute with the Baroness Thatcher Liberty Award. He currently serves as co-chairman the Cynthia L. and William E. Simon Jr. Foundation. Additionally, he serves as founder and chairman of the board for Parish Catalyst and chair emeritus of the board of advisors for Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He is a trustee on the boards of St. John’s Health Center Foundation in Los Angeles and is a member on the board of directors at Douglas Emmett and a lifetime emeritus trustee of Williams College. Mr. Simon earned a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a law degree from Boston College Law School.