Guy Patton is president and CEO of the University of Oklahoma Foundation, an independent, not-for-profit organization that serves as the principal depository for the private fundraising efforts of the University of Oklahoma. Assets of the foundation exceed $1 billion. Previously, Mr. Patton was with Fidelity Investments for more than 22 years. He joined Fidelity in 1985 as a sales representative in its retail business. He held numerous positions within the finance function during the early part of his career at Fidelity, including senior regional finance executive for both the Southwest and Midwest regions. In 1997, Mr. Patton became executive vice president of Fidelity’s Institutional Retirement business. For launching the industry’s first Internet-based 401(k) product, he was named “Co-Impact Player-of-the-Year” by Defined Contribution News in 2000. He then became president of Fidelity Investments Tax-Exempt Services Company, one of the nation’s top providers of 403(b) and 401(k) retirement savings plans to tax-exempt organizations. In 2004, he became president of Fidelity’s retirement and outsourcing business, with nearly 5,000 employees and revenues of over $2.5 billion. In addition, Mr. Patton was asked to lead the global human resources function for Fidelity in 2002. In that capacity, he was a member of Fidelity’s 12-person executive committee. Mr. Patton received his B.A. and M.A. in economics from the University of Oklahoma.