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Board of Trustees

University of Wyoming

Dick Scarlett

Mailing Address:
PO Box 12139
Jackson, WY 83002-2139

Phone: (307) 733-7010


Spouse: Maggie

Appointed 2015; term expires 2021; Republican

Bio: Managing Partner at Scarlett Capital I, LLC.  B.S., Business Administration, University of Wyoming 1964; Southwestern Graduate School of Banking, Southern Methodist University 1967. Honorary Doctorate of Laws Degree, University of Wyoming (2002).  Trainee, auditor, and cashier at the first national bank of Lander, Wyoming (1964-1967).  Vice President of First Interstate Bank of Denver (1967-1973).  President, CEO and Director of the Cherry Creek National Bank in Denver (1973-1980).  Chairman, President, and CEO United Bancorporation of Wyoming, Inc (1981-2008). Director, Secretary, Vice President of the Bank Administrative Institute, Wyoming Chapter (1965-1967); Chairman, Business Advisory Council at UW (1970-1996); Member, Legislative Committee, State Funds Committee, and Competition Task Force Committee at the Colorado Banker’s Association (1971-1979); President and Director, Robert Morris Associates, Rocky Mountain Chapter (1974-1979); Member, Cherry Creek Neighborhood Planning Team (1975-1976); Member, Small Business Credit Committee, American Bankers Association, Commercial Lending Division (1975-1979); Secretary, Treasurer, and Director, Metro Denver Executive Club (1975-1980); Secretary and Treasurer, Young Presidents Organization (1975-1989); Director, The National Western Stock Show Association of Denver, Colorado (1976-Present); Director, UW Alumni Association, Colorado Representative (1977-1978); Director, YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, Executive Committee (1978-1980); Director, The Genesee Foundation in Golden, Colorado (1979-1980); Member, Rotary Club International in Jackson, Wyoming (1981-1996); Director, Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce (1982-1988); Director and former Chairman, Financial Institutions Board, State of Wyoming (1983-2003); President, Treasurer, Director, Gros Ventre West Homeowners Association, Jackson, Wyoming (1984-2002); Director, the Tenth District Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch (1986-1991); Director, Grand Teton Music Festival in Wilson, Wyoming (1986-2010) and President of the Board (1988-1990); Director, Teton Pines Development Co. in Wilson, Wyoming (1988-1995); Chairman, Financial Institutions Board, State of Wyoming (1989-1991) (2002-2003); Director, US West Communications, State of Wyoming (1991-1993); Secretary and Treasurer, Gros Ventre West Special Improvement District, Jackson, Wyoming (1991-2002); Member, Team USA, World Fly Fishing Championship (1995); Director, Team USA, World Fly Fishing (1996-2008); Director, Legislative Committee for the Wyoming Bankers Association (1995-1996); Trustee, The University of Wyoming Foundation (1995-1997); Director, The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole (1995-2007); Director, Brandywine Mutual Fund (1997-2011); Wyoming Finance Chairperson, Bush-Cheney Re-election Committee (2004); Steering Committee, Citizen of the West Award (1975-present) Co-Chairman of the Citizen of the West Award for the True Family (2004); Member, Finance, Investment, and Personnel Committees at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming (2011-Present); Co-Chairman, Citizen of the West Award for Lynne Cheney (2012); Member, Republican Party. Served in the U.S. Army, Specialist Fifth Class from 1957-1959 and during the Berlin Crisis (1961-1962); 1958 Member of Fifth Army Rifle Team, shot in All-Army Rifle and Pistol Matches (1958). He also received the following honors: Selected one of the Outstanding Young Men in America (1970); Distinguished Business Alumnus for the UW College of Business (1994); UW Distinguished Alumnus Award (1996); Wyoming Businessman of the Year, The National Republican Congressional Committee’s Business Advisory Council (2003). Dick has also published “Sagebrush to Silver Dollars” – The History of the Jackson State Bank, and “The Rock of Main Street” – History of Shoshone First National Bank of Cody, Wyoming. In addition to the education listed above, he has also received the following trainings and qualifications: The Colorado Real Estate Broker’s License (1981-1990), Commercial Loan Analysis Training Program at United California Bank (1971), took courses at the American Institute of Banking in Denver, Colorado (1967-1970). Dick is married, has three children, and seven grandchildren and resides in Jackson, Wyoming.

Dick Scarlett

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