Gary Cypres
Founder and CEO
Sports Museum of Los Angeles


Gary Cypres is the founder and chairman of the board and president of Banner Holding Company and Hispanic Express Inc. Both companies serve the Hispanic population in the United States and are engaged in the finance and travel businesses. Cypres founded these companies in the 1990s. Prior to that, Cypres was the general partner of SC Partners, a private investment banking and consulting firm. From 1983‐85, Cypres was the chief financial officer of The Signal Companies, and from 1975‐83, he served as vice president of finance for Wheelbrator‐Frye, Inc., which was acquired by Signal in 1982. Prior to joining Wheelbrator, Cypres was an audit manager with Arthur Andersen & Company.

Cypres has been a member of the board of trustees and faculty member of the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is currently a member of the board of trustees of Hofstra University, his alma mater, and founder of the Sports Museum of Los Angeles, which contains Cypres’ collection of sports memorabilia, considered to be the largest private collection of such items in the United States.