Tio Kleberg is the owner of King Ranch in Kingsville, Texas. For over 150 years, King Ranch has been on the forefront of innovation in cattle and horse breeding and large-scale range management techniques. In addition to its large-scale ranching and farming operations, King Ranch is active in industries as diverse as publishing, retail and eco-tourism.
Tio credits Phi Delt as the place he learned to be a leader and first aspired to make a difference. In 2012, Tio and Janell made Phi Delt history by giving $1 million in support of the Emerging Leaders Institute. In gratitude for their generosity, ELI was renamed the Kleberg Emerging Leaders Institute in 2012.