EP#27: John D. Rockefeller V
Dec 8th, 2020 by US Chess
Welcome to the December 2020 edition of “One Move at a Time,” the US Chess podcast in which Dan Lucas, the Senior Director of Strategic Communication, talks to people who are advancing the US Chess mission statement to “Empower people, enrich lives, and enhance communities through chess.”
This month’s guest is is John Davison Rockefeller V, who is the catalyst for our December 2020 Chess Life cover story announcing his $3 million gift to US Chess. He is a chess dad, Scholastic Director of the Maryland Chess Association, and active volunteer helping US Chess, especially as chair of the Development Committee and vice-chair of the Scholastic Council. His father is John Davison “Jay” Rockefeller IV, a governor of and U.S. senator from West Virginia who was instrumental in the creation of National Chess Day.