Chairman, Parkland Management Company
Michael Horvitz is a retired Partner in the international law firm of Jones Day, where he practiced tax and business law for more than 30 years, representing, among others, substantial families and charities. He was chairman of the board of IMG Worldwide, Inc., a sports marketing, media and athlete representation firm following the death of the company’s founder until the sale of the company in 2004. He continues to serve as a trustee for the founder’s family as well as numerous other private trusts and family foundations. He currently chairs the board of Parkland Management Company, a family office, and the administrative committee of the HRH Family Foundations, a group of affiliated family foundations.
Mr. Horvitz served for six years as primary outside legal counsel for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. He is a past trustee of that Federation and has chaired its Finance and Investment Committee. He has served on numerous other committees of the Cleveland Federation, including the Executive, Development and Strategic Planning Committees.
Mr. Horvitz is a trustee of the Cleveland Orchestra, where he chairs the Personnel and Audit Committees and serves on the Executive and Investment Committees. He also serves as a trustee of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (where he serves on the Finance Committee) and The Frick Collection in New York (where he chairs the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee and serves on the Executive Committee, the Investment Committee, the Architectural and Long Range Planning Committee and as Secretary of the corporation). He also is a member of the Investment Committees of The Cleveland Foundation. He is an Honorary Trustee of the University of Virginia Law School Foundation (where he chaired the board for six years and continues to serve as an advisor to the Investment Committee) and is Chair Emeritus of The Cleveland Museum of Art (where he served as President from 1996 to 2001 and as Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2011).