David joined the UCSF in 2015 and is the founding president and chief investment officer. Previously, he oversaw equity and fixed-income investments as managing director of public markets for the University of Pennsylvania endowment. Before that, he served as vice president and head of equities at ICMA-RC, managing the Vantagepoint Equity Funds. He also previously was an analyst at Montgomery Asset Management in San Francisco. David also was a Teach for America corps member in New Orleans. He earned his bachelor's degree and MBA from the University of Colorado and is a CFA charter holder.
Nikita joined UCSF in 2017 and is a managing director. Previously, she served as a director of investments for the University of California, Berkeley's endowment. Before that, she served as vice president of investments at Gore Creek, a single-family office, and as an associate at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, where she focused on private equity and real assets. Nikita began her career as an analyst in the Technology M&A group at Morgan Stanley and also spent time at the 9/11 United Services Group. She earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Ashley joined UCSF in 2019 and is a director. Previously, she was a strategy consultant as member of Huron Consulting Group’s life sciences practice. Before that, she was a senior associate at the University of Pennsylvania’s endowment, where she focused on public market investments. Ashley began her career in public finance at Acacia Financial Group. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a CFA charter holder.
Kaushal joined UCSF in 2016 and is the chief financial officer. Previously, he was director of foundation investment and treasury operations. Before coming to UCSF, Kaushal served as controller at the James Irvine Foundation and as director of finance at the Tides Center. He is a CPA with extensive accounting and investment operations experience. Kaushal earned his bachelor's degree in accounting and finance from California Polytechnic State University.
Jim joined UCSF in 2020 and is a senior investment associate. Previously, he was an investment analyst at Cambridge Associates based in the Washington D.C. Metro Area. Jim earned his bachelor's degree from Gettysburg College and is a CFA charter holder.
Frank joined UCSF in 2021 and is an investment associate. Previously, he was an associate at Hall Capital Partners where he assisted in monitoring and constructing multi-asset investment portfolios on behalf of clients. Frank earned his bachelor's degree in economics and philosophy from Boston College.
Elijah joined UCSF in 2023 and is an investment associate. Previously, he was a fund strategist at Glynn Capital. Before that, he was a multi-asset investment strategist at BlackRock. Elijah earned his bachelor's degree from Ithaca College in applied economics and double minored in finance and philosophy.
Vishal joined UCSF in 2023 and is an investment associate. Previously, he was an associate at BTIG and an intern at Cowen working on the biotechnology equity research teams. Vishal earned his bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Erica joined UCSF in 2022 and is the controller. Previously, she was the Controller at Top Tier Capital Partners where she managed the finance team responsible for day-to-day operations. Before that, she was an associate manager in investment accounting at Stanford University and also worked at Hellman & Friedman. She began her career in public accounting at Deloitte & Touche. Erica earned her bachelor's degree from Saint Mary’s College of California and is a CPA.
Matt joined UCSF in 2021 and is the assistant controller. Previously, he was a fund accounting manager at KKR in San Francisco. Prior to KKR, he was a senior accountant at Fortress Investment Group in New York. Matt earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and his MBA from Baruch College. Matt is a CPA.
Phuong joined UCSF in 2022 and is an accountant. Previously, she was a senior accountant at James Irvine Foundation. Before that, she was a senior accountant in higher education at Palo Alto University. Phuong earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from San Francisco State University.
Bory joined UCSF in 2022 and is the executive assistant and office manager. Previously, Bory was an executive assistant at a small private equity firm. Before that, she provided administrative support to executives and teams at Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education and Barclays. And in 2011, she worked as the fundraising officer for a small non-profit organization in Southeast Asia.