Gregg Ireland Joins Autism Science Foundation Board

January 10, 2011

The Autism Science Foundation announced today that Gregg Ireland had joined its board of directors.

Gregg Ireland is a Senior Vice President of Capital World Investors, a division of Capital Research and Management Company. CRMC is the investment advisor for the American Funds with $1 trillion under management. Gregg joined Capital in 1972 and has spent his entire career with the Capital organization.

Gregg holds a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Gregg serves on several nonprofit boards dealing with autism and special needs. He is a co-founder and board member of Extraordinary Ventures, Inc., a program that provides employment and social opportunities for young adults with autism. He previously served on the boards of the Autism Society of North Carolina, FPG Child Development Institute, and group home organization Residential Services, Inc. Gregg is also a founding member of the U.S. Marines Raider Foundation.

Raised in Southern California, Gregg resides with his wife Lori and their youngest son Vincent in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The couple has three other adult children as well.