Our Trustees

Donald Beall

Trustee Emeritus, NPS Foundation

Mr. Donald Beall retired from Rockwell in 1998 after an extraordinary 30-year career of guiding one of the world’s most influential companies and launching innovations that literally shaped the trajectory of technology and electronics globally. He served as president of the company for 10 years and then served as chairman/CEO for the next 10 years. Under his leadership, Rockwell became a global leader in aerospace, electronics and automotive markets.

Currently, he is involved in numerous professional, educational, public service and philanthropic endeavors. He is an investor, director, and advisor with several venture capital groups, individual companies and investment partnerships.

Mr. Beall earned a B.S. in engineering from San Jose State University and a MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Beall has received distinguished alumnus awards from both institutions. He has also been awarded the Horatio Alger Award from the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.

Mr. Beall served on the Board of Trustees for the NPS Foundation and is a member of the Advisory Council. He has been married to his wife Joan for over 50 years and they reside Corona del Mar and Pebble Beach, California.