With a track record of success in finance, sports, hospitality and more, Bill Foley has established himself as one of the nation's leading businessmen and philanthropists.
Today, Bill serves in a variety of capacities for a wide array of business interests. He is the Chairman of the Foley Entertainment Group, which was formed in 2021 and features a variety of properties including the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights, the AHL's Henderson Silver Knights, the IFL's Vegas Knight Hawks, The Dollar Loan Center, the Hotel Les Mars, Hotel Californian, Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard and Whitefish Mountain Resort.
Bill and his wife Carol are active in many charitable endeavors, especially those in support of children's education. Among the organizations Bill and his family have founded and leads are the Foley Family Charitable Foundation, the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation and the Folded Flag Foundation.
Some of his other major accomplishments and roles include:
The Chairman of the Board for Fidelity National Financial, Executive Chairman of Dun & Bradstreet, Chairman of the Board of Alight, a health, wealth and payroll company.
A world-class vintner and the founder and managing partner of Foley Family Wines - a top 5 luxury wine producer in the United States - and the Foley Food & Wine Society.
Chairman of Glacier Restaurant Group, LLC, the largest restaurant business headquartered in Montana.
Chairman of Whitefish Mountain Resort, a top 10 ski area in North America.
Developer of the Rock Creek Cattle Company, a 30,000-acre working Montana ranch, featuring diverse homesteads, a well-appointed lodge for recreation and dining, and an exceptional golf course designed by Tom Doak that has been named among America's top 100 golf courses by Golf Digest.
Bill is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point with a degree in engineering who went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force, attaining the rank of captain. He earned an MBA from Seattle University and a law degree from the University of Washington. In 2016, Bill received the Distinguished Graduate Award from the United States Military Academy at West Point based on his character, distinguished service, and stature drawing wholesome comparison to the qualities for which West Point strives, in keeping with its motto: "Duty, Honor, Country."
The Maloofs - A Family With Deep Las Vegas Roots and a Passion for Hockey
Sports have always been a way of life for the Maloof family, as each of the five Maloof siblings participated in high school and collegiate athletics. Their love of sports drove them into professional sports ownership, most notably with the NBA's Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings. Some accomplishments in the Maloofs' 17 years of NBA ownership include:
Leading the Kings and Rockets to 10 Playoff appearances.
Being the only ownership group in NBA history to take two different franchises to the Conference Finals (Rockets in 1981 and Kings in 2002)
The victory of the 2005 WNBA Championship of the Maloof-owned Sacramento Monarchs
The selling out 354 consecutive Kings games from 1999 to 2007, one of the longest streaks in NBA history.
The ranking of The Kings as first in the NBA in overall fan experience in 2001 and 2003 in a league-wide survey conducted by J.D. Powers and Associates.
Even more impressive than the family's competitive accomplishments has been the Maloofs' significant impact within the community. The Maloofs' hold high importance to positively impacting the communities around them. To name a few accomplishments:
During their ownership of the Kings, the Maloof family donated and distributed more than $20 million in in-kind gifts to a variety of charitable causes.
George Maloof Jr., a graduate of UNLV, built and developed both the Fiesta and Palms hotel casinos in Las Vegas and has been involved in numerous philanthropic efforts throughout Southern Nevada for the past 30 years.
Colleen Maloof is widely recognized for her considerable contributions to education, women's leadership, and Hispanic business growth.
Adrienne Maloof is widely recognized as a businesswoman, animal care/protection advocate, and television celebrity, most notably for her role on the popular reality television show, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Phil Maloof plays an integral role with the family's music and television/film production venture as well as the company's brand development division, which is currently experiencing expansive international growth of its latest brand, Never Too Hungover.