Ann McLaughlin Korologos served as Chairman of the RAND Board of Trustees from April 2004-April 2009. RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision-making through research and analysis. She is Chairman Emeritus of The Aspen Institute. Mrs. Korologos was U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1987-1989 under President Ronald Reagan. She also served as Under Secretary of the Department of the Interior and Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Treasury. In 1989, after leaving government, she served as Chairman of the President’s Commission on Aviation Secretary and Terrorism with particular reference to the destruction of Pan American Airways Flight 103.
Mrs. Korologos currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and Capri Holdings (formerly Michael Kors, Ltd.). Additionally, Mrs. Korologos is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Middle East Investment Initiative (MEII). She serves as a member of the Board of Directors of The Dana Foundation and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation as well as the Anderson Ranch Arts Center.
Mrs. Korologos has been awarded honorary degrees from Marymount College (Tarrytown, New York), University of Rhode Island, New England School of Law and the College of St. Elizabeth, Tri-State University and Pardee RAND Graduate School. She is a native of Chatham, New Jersey, earned a B.A. degree from Marymount College and studied at the University of London and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.
She is married to Tom Korologos and lives in Basalt, Colorado and Washington, D.C. She has owned the Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt, Colorado for 11 years specializing in contemporary Western Art.