Frederic V. Malek
What keeps him busy professionally: Chairman, Thayer Capital Partners; senior adviser, Thayer Hidden Creek; chairman, Thayer Lodging Group; co-chairman, national finance committee, John McCain 2008.
What keeps him busy away from work: Biking in Aspen, Colo.; sitting on several education and charitable boards; hosting important people such as President Bush for dinners.
Resides: McLean. Home overlooks Potomac River.
Wife: Marlene. Married 46 years. She is president of Friends of Cancer Research and on the Kennedy Center's board of trustees.
Education: U.S. Military Academy at West Point, class of 1959; Harvard Business School, MBA.