Tom Gores Resigns from LACMA Board

October 12th, 2020

Billionaire Tom Gores, owner of U.S. prison phone company Securus Technologies, has left his position as trustee at LACMA. “Paraphrasing a salient question at last week’s board meeting: ‘Okay Tom, we appreciate your efforts to “take the hill” and reform Securus. But why does LACMA have to take the hill with you?’ The simple answer is: You don’t,” he said in a letter to the museum. “Effective immediately, I resign my position on the board and forego all ties to the institution.”

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