Ronald P Spogli is Co‐Chairman of Freeman Spogli & Co., Incorporated, a leading middle market private equity investor in the United States.
The former United States Ambassador to the Italian Republic and to the Republic of San Marino, Spogli received the 2008 Sue M. Cobb Award for Exemplary Diplomatic Service. Currently, he serves on the Boards of Trustees of Stanford University, The J. Paul Getty Trust, Public Storage, the Center for American Studies in Rome, Italy, and of White Bridge Investments, an Italian investment company. He has served as a Director of over twenty different companies and organizations, including the Investment Committee at California Institute of Technology, and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. With his business partner, Bradford M. Freeman, he also endowed the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford’s primary center for research on international issues.
Ambassador Spogli received an A.B. in history from Stanford and an MBA at Harvard.