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Fred Smith '56

Fred Smith '56

Fred Smith is founder, chairman, and CEO of FedEx. Fred is a visionary in the business world and the father of the overnight delivery business. Under his leadership FedEx routinely aids in disaster relief and has been recognized and honored for its committment to corporate giving.

Smith was recognized as Presbyterian Day School's 2010 Distinguished Alumnus.


Notable Alumni

Trow Gillespie ‘59

Preident of NewSouth Capital Management, Inc.

Charles “Chuck” Foster Smith, Jr. '60

Chairman of National Guard Products and Jordan Aluminium Extrusion Company

Robert Edwin Loeb, Sr. ’67

President of Loeb Properties

Allen Benners Morgan, Jr. '55
Former Chairman and CEO of Morgan Keegan and Former Vice Chairman of Regions Financial
David Montague '76

Director of Memphis Teacher Residency

Paul Tudor Jones '66
Founder of Tudor Investment Corporation
W. Hampton Sides '74
Author and Journalist
Fred Smith '56
Founder, CEO, President, and CEO of FedEx
Rick Moore '57
Chairman Emeritus of Lehman-Roberts Co.
Pitt Hyde '55
Founder of Autozone