Al Hubbard co-founded EA companies in 1977 and serves as its chairman. Starting with no capital, Hubbard and his partner acquired and grew a number of small businesses in specialty chemicals, aircraft engine components, hotel amenities, light fixtures, medical equipment, gluten-free baked goods, women’s apparel and most recently a campervan rental company.
In addition to his work at EA companies, Hubbard served in the White House in two different administrations. During the George H.W. Bush administration, he was executive director of the President’s Council on Competitiveness and deputy chief of staff to Vice President Dan Quayle. During the George W. Bush administration, he served as assistant to the President for Economic Policy and as director of the National Economic Council.
Hubbard is an honors graduate of Harvard Law School, He also holds a master’s degree in business administration, with distinction, from Harvard and a bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Vanderbilt University.
Hubbard is a native of Jackson, Tenn. He and his wife, Kathy, live in Indianapolis and have three grown children.