Meet Gregory Penner

Meet Gregory Penner

Penner PhotoGregory Penner is the son-in-law of current Walmart board chair Rob Walton. At Walmart’s 2014 shareholders’ meeting, Penner became “heir apparent to the chairman role” when he was named vice chairman. Married to Carrie Walton Penner, Gregory spends his time investing the Walton’s money in Silicon Valley ventures. Penner is a staunch supporter of charter and voucher schools programs. He notoriously donated a quarter million dollars to kill an initiative that would have provided universal pre-K education in California. Read more about Gregory Penner here.