Stanley Hutton Rumbough
Stanley Hutton Rumbough, born May 24, 1947, is a philanthropist, collector of fine art, photographer and business executive. He is chairman of HUTN Inc., parent of EF Hutton and Meggalife. He is co-chairman of HUTN with Christopher Daniels.
Rumbough was born in New York City. He graduated from The University of Denver. After college he joined the Marines as a second lieutenant in the intelligence unit of the Pacific Operations Command. He served two tours and was promoted to Captain. He subsequently graduated from Columbia University with an MBA. Rumbough is a descendent of families who created Colgate-Palmolive, EF Hutton and General Foods. His grandfather was Edward F. Hutton who founded EF Hutton and grew it into one of the country’s largest financial services companies. HISTORY: Rumbough was born in Long Island, New York to parents Dina and Stanley M. Rumbough. His father was an investor and business executive. His mother was an award winning actress.
He grew up in New York but also spent considerable time in Palm Beach, Florida. He attended St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Massachusetts. After graduating from St. Marks, Rumbough enrolled at The University of Denver in Colorado. Rumbough is an avid skier and hockey player. He still competes in a senior hockey league.
After college, he joined the US Marine Corp, completed basic training in Quantico VA and was selected for officer candidate school. He became a second lieutenant in the intelligence unit of the Pacific Operations Command at El Toro Air Station in Irvine, CA. He served for four years of active duty and four more years in the active reserves and was promoted to Captain. He subsequently graduated from Columbia University with an MBA.
After graduate school, his passion for photography led him to a role in fashion photography and assignments with major retailers and fashion houses involving top models. When he started a family, he no longer had time for the travel so he shifted his focus to architectural photography and philanthropy.
After the financial crisis of 2007 to 2011, he joined with Christopher Daniels to restore EF Hutton as a major presence in financial services. He is Chairman of HUTN Inc., the holding company for EF Hutton and other brands.
FAMILY LEGACY: Rumbough is a descendent of the great enterprising families that created Colgate-Palmolive, EF Hutton and General Foods (previously Post Cereal). His grandfather was Edward F. Hutton who founded EF Hutton and grew it into one of the country’s largest financial services companies. His grandmother was Marjorie Merriweather Post, the only child of C.W. Post, founder of Postum Cereal Company. Edward F. Hutton later became Chairman and CEO of Postum Cereal Company and grew it into General Foods, the largest food service company in the U.S. General Foods was sold in 1985 for over $12 billion (2017 dollars). At the time it was the largest acquisition of a company outside the energy industry. His great grandfather Colgate, established what is now Colgate-Palmolive, a NYSE listed company with a market value of $67 billion (as of Oct 10, 2017). Rumbough has four children, three daughters and one son. All his children are in their 20’s. Two are in graduate school.