MARC HAGLE is President and Chief Executive Officer of Tricor International, LLC. Tricor is a multi-faceted real estate company actively engaged in the development, management and ownership of real estate throughout the United States. With the main office in Winter Park, Florida, Tricor owns properties in sixteen states. Tricor's real estate ownership portfolio includes shopping centers, office buildings, warehouses, free standing net leased properties, ground leases and raw land.
Marc is personally invested in bringing the opportunity of space to children. He is a Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut, and Founder and past CEO of Galactic Unite, a charity founded by the astronaut corps as an affiliate of Virgin Unite. He structured the guiding principles for the organization, providing strategic entrepreneurial leadership in its infancy.
It's no coincidence that Hagle is a graduate of Purdue University, know as the "Cradle of Astronauts" and one of the leading institutions in the world from which NASA recruits its next crop of voyagers. He holds two degrees from this prestigious institution, a Master Degree in Business and Industrial Administration, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Marc and his wife Sharon are prolific philanthropists, investing in the education and welfare of children, and making significant contributions to the arts. The Marc and Sharon Hagle Operating Foundation has funded student scholarships at Purdue University, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation and the Himalayan Youth Foundation, in addition to transformative gifts to multiple arts organizations, hospitals and underserved youth organization.