Dennis Mulhaupt is the founder and Managing Director of Commonwealth Partners, Inc., a firm which provides advisory services to philanthropic institutions and families.
He began his career working in an investment bank in London and subsequently established the West Coast international political and economic risk advisory department at a major U. S. financial services company.
After 15 years in various corporate roles, he turned full-time to the non-profit sector. Before founding Commonwealth Partners, he served as Executive Vice President at KCET in Los Angeles, the West Coast flagship public broadcasting and media company. Other roles in higher education administration have included positions as Vice President at Claremont McKenna College; Associate Vice President at Stanford University; and Senior Associate Dean in the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences at the University of Southern California, where he also taught undergraduate courses in international relations.
Mulhaupt received his B.A. from the University of Southern California and an M.Phil. from Cambridge University where he also did doctoral work in history and international relations.
Mulhaupt serves as alternate presiding governor, Chair of the BBG Governance Committee and as Chair of the Board of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
Mulhaupt was appointed to the board on July 2, 2010, to a term expiring on August 13, 2011. By law, any member whose term has expired may serve until a successor has been appointed and qualified.