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Investor and Fund Manager

Billionaire fund manager and philanthropist Richard Rainwater was the chief financial architect for the Bass family investments, credited with increasing the family wealth to more than $5 billion in the 1980s. He invested in more than 30 Texas companies, founding or co-founding firms such as ENSCO International Inc., Columbia Hospital Corporation, Mid Ocean Limited, and Crescent Real Estate Equities, Inc. He created the Rainwater Charitable Foundation in 1991, with a focus on early childhood education and school leadership development.

Tau Legacy Circle of Giving
Incentive Packages

Richard Rainwater (1996)
$10,000 - $34,999

✔ Recognition on donor plaque to be prominently displayed in Residence Hall foyer

✔ Commemorative gift

✔ Recognition in Tau Trustees/Parents’ Weekend program

✔ Recognition in future e-blasts

✔ Recognition on Tau Trustees website


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