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Executive Investors

These senior operating executives have invested in our fund as investors/advisers. They have been successful in a broad range of industries and disciplines, and their experience and perspective is a valuable resource for our portfolio companies. 

Michael J. Boskin
Principal of Boskin & Company, Professor of Economics, Stanford University. Former Chairman of President's Council of Economic Advisors.
Director of Oracle Corporation, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Vodafone Group PLC and Shinsei Bank.

William R. Brody M.D.
President, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Former President, The Johns Hopkins University.
Member of the Governing Committee of the Whitaker Foundation and the Trustees for the Baltimore Community Foundation.
Director of IBM, AEGON USA, Medtronic Inc. and Mercantile Bankshares.

Anthony Bruce
CEO, Applied Predictive Technologies

Tom Chalberg
Founder & Former CEO, Avalanche Biotechnologies

Peter Currie
Former EVP & CFO, Netscape
Lead Director of Twitter and Schlumberger

Frank A. Doyle
President & CEO, Connell Limited Partnership
Director of Liberty Mutual Holding Company, Inc. and Citizens Financial Group
Trustee of the Joslin Diabetes Center and Boston College

Robert A. Eckert
Chairman Emeritus & Retired CEO, Mattel, Inc.
Former CEO, Kraft Foods
Director of McDonald's Corp., J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management Advisory Board at Northwestern University, Los Angeles World Affairs Council and the Business Council in Washington DC. Member of the Board of Visitors at The Anderson School at UCLA and the Trilateral Commission.

Peter A. Georgescu
Chairman Emeritus, Young & Rubicam, Inc.
Director of EMI Corporation, International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., Toys “R” Us, Inc.

Ronald J. Gidwitz
Retired CEO, Helene Curtis
Director of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation, Rush University Medical Center, the Museum of Science and Industry and the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Laurance Hoagland
Former VP and CIO, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Former President and CEO, Stanford Management Company

Rick Lenny
Former CEO, The Hershey Company
Director of McDonald’s, Discover Financial, Illinois Tool Works, and ConAgra

Robert Matschullat
Presiding Director of The Clorox Company.
Director of The Walt Disney Company, McKesson Corporation.
Retired Vice Chairman & CFO, The Seagram Company Ltd.

Tom Nelson
Chairman, President & CEO of National Gypsum Company.
Partner & Co-Founder of Wakefield Group; Director of Belk Inc.

Mike O’Neill
Chairman, Citigroup

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg
Founder & Chairman, Strategic Investment Group
Director of General Mills, McGraw Hill Financial, and Cementos Pacasmayo

Paul F. Oreffice
Director Spirit Finance Corporation
Retired Chairman, The Dow Chemical Company.
Member of International Advisory Board of Marsh & McLennan; Chairman, Fairfield Homes of Arizona. Former Director The Coca-Cola Company, CIGNA Corp., Morgan Stanley, Nortel.

Carl E. Reichardt
Retired Chairman, Wells Fargo & Company.
Director of ConAgra, Inc. and the Ford Motor Company.

Paul C. Reilly
CEO, Raymond James Financial
Former Chairman & CEO, Korn/Ferry International
Former CEO, KPMG

Anthony Salz
Executive Vice Chairman, Rothschild
Vice Chairman, British Broadcasting Corporation. Trustee of the Eden Project, Tate Foundation, Habitat for Humanity Great Britain, and The Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Mark Sarvary
Former CEO & President, Tempur Sealy International, former President, North America Campbell’s Soup Company

Alan Seelenfreund
Retired C.E.O. and Chairman, McKesson Corporation
Trustee of The Nature Conservancy of California

Richard L. Sharp
Chairman, Crocs, Inc.
Retired CEO, Circuit City
Former Chairman & CEO, CarMax, Inc.

G. Craig Sullivan
Retired Chairman & CEO of The Clorox Company.
Director of the Kimberly Clark Corporation, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Mattel Inc. and The American Ireland Fund.

Kent J. Thiry
Chairman & CEO, DaVita, Inc.
Former Chairman & CEO of Vivra Incorporated and Former Chairman of Oxford Health Plans, Inc.

David T. Traitel
Founder and Retired CEO, Nutro Products, Inc.

Sir Robert Wilson
Chairman of BG Group plc; Chairman of The Economist Group.
Former Executive Chairman & CEO of Rio Tinto; Director of GSK; Former Director of BP plc, Diageo plc, The Boots Company plc.