John Boyer ’69 is chairman of the MAXIMUS Foundation and MAXIMUS Federal Services, which is a leading operator of government health and human services programs in five countries, including the U.S.

He completed a 24-year career with the U.S. Department of Defense, working as a Navy nurse during the Vietnam War and within the Office of the Secretary of Defense. While there he advocated for health care benefits for military families.

Boyer received the Robert Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award in 2013 for his lifelong health care advocacy and philanthropy work. Past recipients include President Bill Clinton and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.