Stan McDonald (1920-2014)

The late Stan McDonald was chairman of Stellar International, a diversified investment and venture capital company. During his 50-year career of successfully managing investments, Stan acquired the non-automotive real estate assets of Chrysler Realty Corporation in the late 1970’s, one of the biggest real estate transactions in the U.S. at that time. He is particularly well known in the cruise ship industry, having been founder and president of Princess Cruises and Sundance Cruises as well as the co-chairman of Admiral Cruises. Stan was also president and founding member of the World Business Council, area vice president and director of the Young President’s Organization and chairman of its Pacific Northwest Chapter. He received a degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington.