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English definition of “founder member”

founder member

noun [C]  
one of the first members of a business, organization, etc., usually someone who helped start it: He was a founder member and twice president of the Society.
(Definition of founder member noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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