Al Hubbard co-founded E&A Industries in 1977 and serves as its chairman. Starting out with little 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 E&A Industries, Hubbard served in the White House. 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 was assistant to the U.S. president for economic policy and director of the National Economic Council.
Hubbard is an honors graduate of Harvard Law School. He also has a master’s degree of business administration with distinction from Harvard and a bachelor’s degree with honors from Vanderbilt University.