Brad is a Managing Director at Vertical Venture Partners (VVP), a Palo Alto-based venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in technology and healthcare companies. He has 17 years of investment, operating, and corporate advisory experience, including roles as an investment banker, entrepreneur, and early-stage investment professional. Prior to VVP, Brad worked with a multi-family office, leading the due diligence and execution of early and growth-stage investments across multiple industries. He began his career as an investment banker at Jefferies in the New York office, where he spent six years in the Financial Sponsors and Healthcare groups on capital raising, advisory, and M&A engagements.
Brad received his BA in Business Economics from Brown University and was captain of the varsity squash team. He lives in Sonoma with his wife Tanya and their two boys, Jackson (2nd) and Miles (Kinder).
Current Board of Trustees
The current members of the Board of Trustees for The Presentation School are set forth below. Detailed information about each of the current Trustees can be found here or by clicking the individual names below.
Jessica Cuneo (Board Chair)
Matt Parker (Treasurer)
Sonya De Luca (Advancement/Strategic Plan)
Bahaneh Hobel (Governance/Strategic Plan)
Dot Kowal (DEI/Strategic Plan)
Matt Mo (DEI)
Cherise Norris (Facilities)
Ashish Patel (Facilities/Strategic Planning)
Scott Shapiro (Finance)
Dana Sexton Vivier (Finance, Governance)