Owner & Chairman
Mark Walter is the chairman and controlling owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and an investor, conservationist and social-justice advocate. He also leads the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation.
Walter and his wife, Kimbra, invest the vast majority of their wealth in philanthropic causes, primarily those focused on social justice; closing the “opportunity gap” for low-income youth; and saving endangered species and preserving wild places.
Their sponsored education programs include: Chicago Beyond, OneGoal, and the Academy Group.
The Walters also own White Oak Conservation, a 17,000-acre animal refuge in Florida, and wildlife preserves in Africa, where they are funding global efforts to protect endangered species from poachers and habitat loss.
Walter is a trustee of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Northwestern University, and the Field Museum of Natural History.
He leads businesses in areas that include sports, media and entertainment, financial services, insurance, franchises, energy, infrastructure, and real estate.