A department within the University, Stanford Management Company is overseen by a Board of Directors appointed by the University Board of Trustees.


SMC is closely integrated into the daily life of the University. We foster an open, collegial culture that promotes rigorous analysis and debate based on first-principles thinking. CEO Robert Wallace leads a staff comprised of dedicated investment as well as mid and back-office operations professionals.

Our investment team works seamlessly across asset classes to monitor Stanford’s investment portfolio and identify new opportunities around the world. In addition to conducting its day-to-day investment work, the investment staff also teaches undergraduate and graduate students.

Robert Wallace

Robert Wallace

Chief Executive Officer

Investment Team

Jay Kang

Jay Kang

Senior Managing Director

Michael Lee

Michael Lee

Managing Director

Yidi Lu

Yidi Lu

Managing Director**

Mary Mei

Mary Mei

Managing Director

Charles Moore

Charles Moore

Managing Director
J.D. 1995*

Greg Milani

Greg Milani

Director
Special Projects
M.B.A. 1996, M.A. 1996*

David Captain

David Captain

Director

Blair Critchlow

Blair Critchlow

Director
B.A. 2008*

Rick Devlin

Rick Devlin

Director

Becca Levin

Becca Levin

Director
B.A. 2007, M.B.A. 2012,
M.S. 2012*

Steven Wright

Steven Wright

Director
B.A. 2008*

Andrew Elott

Andrew Elott

Associate
B.A. 2017*

Julian Skotheim

Julian Skotheim

Associate

Charles Killebrew

Charles Killebrew

Senior Analyst
B.S. 2018*

Jennifer Peterson

Jennifer Peterson

Senior Analyst
B.A. 2018*

Federica Roth

Federica Roth

Senior Analyst
B.S. 2018*

Megan Byrnes

Megan Byrnes

Analyst
B.S. 2020*

Ashley Volpenhein

Ashley Volpenhein

Analyst
B.S. 2021*

Investment Operations

Chris King

Chris King

Managing Director

Shannon Bhat

Shannon Bhat

Director

Diane Sharp

Diane Sharp

Director

Joyce Ochoa

Joyce Ochoa

Manager

Jose Tamez

Jose Tamez

Associate

Grant Stewart

Grant Stewart

Senior Analyst

Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Analyst

Operations

Yehbin Song

Yehbin Song

Managing Director

Maria Mills

Maria Mills

Director
Human Resources

Joyce Wong

Joyce Wong

Business Partner
Human Resources

Varun Tansuwan

Varun Tansuwan

Manager, IT

Jeremy Fife

Jeremy Fife

Sr. Systems Analyst, IT

Daniel Pan

Daniel Pan

Senior Developer, IT

Jason Phi

Jason Phi

Systems Analyst, IT

Aaron Lee

Aaron Lee

Sr. Financial Analyst

Sabrina Liang

Sabrina Liang

Director
School & Dept. Funds
B.S. 2000, A.B. 2000*

Manisha Vishvanath

Manisha Vishvanath

Associate
School & Dept. Funds

Isaiah Grady

Isaiah Grady

Analyst
School & Dept. Funds

Mary Young

Mary Young

Analyst
School & Dept. Funds

Paul Zhdan

Paul Zhdan

Analyst
School & Dept. Funds

Legal

Eric Wright

Eric Wright

Senior Legal Counsel
A.B. 1985*

Eunice Kim

Eunice Kim

Legal Counsel

Mark Tannahill

Mark Tannahill

Legal Counsel

Jennifer Zirbes

Jennifer Zirbes

Paralegal

Administrative

Iva Correia

Iva Correia

Executive Assistant

Valerie Morris

Valerie Morris

Executive Assistant

Kaitlin Rak

Kaitlin Rak

Administrative Operations Analyst

Sara Vaal

Sara Vaal

Executive Assistant

Claire Ge

Claire Ge

Executive Administrator**

Olivia Lindorfer

Olivia Lindorfer

Sr. Administrative Associate

Kerry Hooper

Kerry Hooper

Administrative Associate

*Stanford degrees shown
**Employee of the Stanford Beijing Consulting Co. Ltd. Shanghai Branch

 

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