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Gregory Muth

Lecturer; former Executive Director, World Surf League PURE

Now a private investor and Lecturer at Columbia University, Gregory J. Muth is the immediate past Chief Executive Officer of WSL PURE, the philanthropic arm of the World Surf League, Santa Monica, CA. Following a successful financial career, other accomplishments include the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of StrategicMed, New York, NY, a national disease and population management practice aimed at the chronically afflicted; President and Chief Executive Officer of International Medical Care, Ltd., New York, NY, a staff model health maintenance organization (HMO) offering western-style primary care in emerging markets. He remains active in the medical assistance field as a founder and lead member of the Board of Directors of Assist America, Inc., a Princeton, NJ–based employee benefits company. Muth draws upon 12 years of public service with the U.S. Department of Justice – Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Department of Defense. He began his financial career at Chemical Bank [today J.P. Morgan Chase], with stints at HSBC Bank Group, Banque Indosuez, and First Boston Corporation.

Muth is a present or past Trustee of multiple private and nonprofit organizations that include: Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT; the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, RI; the Rome Chamber Music Festival, New York and Rome, Italy; the Charleston Parks Conservancy, Charleston, SC [Treasurer]; The River Club of New York [Treasurer]; 1185 Park Avenue Tenants Corporation, New York, NY; and WSL PURE, New York, NY. He is a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York and is a Visiting Fellow to the Ukraine Catholic University, Lviv School of Business, Ukraine.


  • M.S., Columbia University
  • M.P.A., Long Island University
  • B.S., Villanova University