Facundo L. Bacardi 96L
Chair of the Board
Coral Gables, Florida
Facundo L. Bacardi is chair of the board of Bacardi Ltd., the third-largest global distilled spirits company, headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. Bacardi has served as chair since his appointment in 2005. He is also president of Apache Capital LLC, an investment company based in Coral Gables, Florida, that invests in a diversified class of public and private assets. Bacardi serves on the board of trustees for Northwestern Mutual, the largest direct seller of life insurance in the United States. He also serves on the advisory board for Noro-Moseley Partners, the largest venture capital firm in the Southeastern United States.
Bacardi is a trustee of the Lubee Foundation, an international nonprofit organization, whose mission is to preserve fruit and nectar bats and their habitats through conservation, research, and education. He also serves as the executive director for the Facundo and Amalia Bacardi Foundation, whose mission is to provide for the general well-being of South Florida by supporting educational, health, food and housing, and environmental programs.
Bacardi received a BS/BA in finance from American University and a JD from Emory University Law School. He is a member of the Georgia Bar.