William F. Holekamp D’70 P’12

William F. Holekamp President, Holekamp Capital, St. Louis, MO

Board Member: Elected 2011

A.B. Dartmouth College
M.B.A. Wharton School of Business

Bill Holekamp is currently President of Holekamp Capital, a venture capital and investment consulting company based in St. Louis, Missouri. Venture investments have included medical technology, mechanical innovation, software development, family office, and real estate development.

In 2001, Bill retired as Executive Vice President for Enterprise Rent-A-Car where he had been an executive and entrepreneur for 25 years. By 2001 Enterprise had grown to be the largest car rental company in the United States with revenue of $6.3 billion and 50,000 employees.

Prior to joining Enterprise, Bill was a product manager with Boise-Cascade and executive with the Penske Corporation.

In addition to the Thayer School, he serves on the Dartmouth Leadership Council, the Executive Board of the Wharton School, past commissioner of the St. Louis Science Center, trustee of the XPrize Foundation, trustee of the St. Louis Zoo, Barnes Jewish Hospital, and MICDS and Community schools.

Bill earned his A.B. degree in Economics at Dartmouth, and his MBA at Wharton. His son, Brian, is a member of the Dartmouth class of 2012.