John S. Middleton ’77 was appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2009. He is the chairman and CEO of Double Play, Inc., the principal owner of the Philadelphia Phillies, where he chairs the partners’ committee, and is chairman and CEO of Dock Street Capital.

Middleton majored in economics at Amherst, graduating magna cum laude, then earned his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979.  Amherst awarded him its Medal for Eminent Service in 2004 in recognition of his many years of dedication to his alma mater.

Middleton is or has been involved with many different organizations, including John Middleton, Inc., Penn Medicine, the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, Project HOME, the Haverford School, the Harvard Business School Club, the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias and the Academy of Natural Sciences.