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

Becca Levin

Becca Levin

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

Yidi Lu

Yidi Lu

Managing Director**

Mary Mei

Mary Mei

Managing Director

Greg Milani

Greg Milani

Managing Director
Special Programs
M.B.A. 1996, M.A. 1996*

Charles Moore

Charles Moore

Senior Advisor &
Managing Director of
Stakeholder Engagement
J.D. 1995*

Steven Wright

Steven Wright

Managing Director
B.A. 2008*

David Captain

David Captain

Director

Blair Critchlow

Blair Critchlow

Director
B.A. 2008*

Rick Devlin

Rick Devlin

Director

Julian Skotheim

Julian Skotheim

Associate Director

Andrew Elott

Andrew Elott

Associate
B.A. 2017*

Emma Hardimon

Emma Hardimon

Associate
B.A. 2018*

Charles Killebrew

Charles Killebrew

Associate
B.S. 2018*

Jennifer Peterson

Jennifer Peterson

Associate
B.A. 2018*

Federica Roth

Federica Roth

Associate
B.S. 2018*

Megan Byrnes

Megan Byrnes

Senior Analyst
B.S. 2020*

Isaac Arocha

Isaac Arocha

Analyst
B.A. 2022, M.S. 2022*

Thea Rosenberg

Thea Rosenberg

Analyst
B.S. 2021, M.S. 2022*

Ashley Volpenhein

Ashley Volpenhein

Analyst
B.S. 2021*

Investment Operations

Chris King

Chris King

Managing Director

Diane Sharp

Diane Sharp

Director

Phoebe Chu

Phoebe Chu

Manager

Joyce Ochoa

Joyce Ochoa

Manager

Grant Stewart

Grant Stewart

Senior Associate

Jose Tamez

Jose Tamez

Senior Associate

Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Senior Associate

Kaela Harries

Kaela Harries

Associate

Vivian Lai

Vivian Lai

Associate

James Panganiban

James Panganiban

Associate

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

Will Alfonso

Will Alfonso

Systems Analyst, IT

Daniel Pan

Daniel Pan

Senior Developer, IT

Jason Phi

Jason Phi

Systems Analyst, IT

Aaron Lee

Aaron Lee

Associate
Finance & Administration

Sabrina Liang

Sabrina Liang

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

Manisha Vishvanath

Manisha Vishvanath

Senior Associate
Investment Operations
School & Dept. Funds

Sherill Zhang

Sherill Zhang

Senior Associate
Performance
School & Dept. Funds

Don Chadwick

Don Chadwick

Analyst
Investment Operations
School & Dept. Funds

Mary Young

Mary Young

Analyst
School & Dept. Funds

Legal

Eric Wright

Eric Wright

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

Olivia Lindorfer

Olivia Lindorfer

Executive Assistant

Valerie Morris

Valerie Morris

Executive Assistant

Sara Quion

Sara Quion

Executive Assistant

Claire Ge

Claire Ge

Executive Administrator**

Kaitlin Rak

Kaitlin Rak

Senior Analyst
Administrative Operations

Kerry Hooper

Kerry Hooper

Administrative Business Partner

Aliea Glenn

Aliea Glenn

Front Desk Administrative Associate

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

 

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