CEO of Hanna Capital
Frank Hanna, CEO of Hanna Capital, is a merchant banker with vast experience in investing and bringing entrepreneurial ventures to scale. He began his career as a corporate attorney.
Along with his business ventures, Mr. Hanna has been heavily involved in educational matters for the past 29 years. He was instrumental in the formation of three new Catholic schools in Atlanta, one of which, Holy Spirit Preparatory School, has been recognized as among the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in the country. During the administration of George W. Bush, Mr. Hanna was appointed and served as the co-chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.
Mr. Hanna frequently speaks to groups and media outlets regarding business ethics, and is an authority on philanthropy, having written the best-selling “What Your Money Means.”
In recognition of his charitable efforts, Mr. Hanna received the William B. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership and the David R. Jones Award for Philanthropic Leadership, awarded by the Fund for American Studies.
Mr. Hanna serves on the board of the Papal Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, and many other nonprofit organizations. He is the founder of The Solidarity Association, which has been instrumental in many charitable efforts. Of most significance, The Solidarity Association serves as Trustee of the Mater Verbi/Hanna Papyrus Trust, which guards the world’s oldest copies of the Gospel of Luke and the Lord’s Prayer.
Mr. Hanna received received his BBA and JD degrees from the University of Georgia.