Hap Esbenshade III

Trustee

Biography

Hap is Chairman and CEO of The Mountain Company and Laurel Management Group. The Mountain/Laurel Group oversees contracting companies covering the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeastern United States. He also has business interests in real estate, venture capital, and investment companies.

Hap has been involved with a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, including board, trustee, or leadership roles with Duke University (where he graduated with a degree in management sciences), Cleveland Clinic, Clay Center for the Arts, CEO, YPO, and various industry associations.

Hap and his wife, Meg, have four daughters and live in Vienna, West Virginia, with a second home in Tequesta, Florida.