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Robert F. Savage is an investment partner of Valor Real Estate Partners LLP and serves on its Investment Committee.

Mr. Savage was formerly a founding partner and President of KTR Capital Partners ("KTR"), a leading private equity real estate investment and operating company focused on industrial properties throughout North America. KTR and its commingled investment funds were sold in May 2015 to a joint venture of Prologis Inc. and Norges Bank Investment Management.

Prior to founding KTR, Mr. Savage was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Trustees of Keystone Property Trust, (“Keystone” NYSE: KTR) an industrial real estate investment trust.

Mr. Savage was a partner in the formation of Keystone in 1997 and joined the firm in an executive capacity in November 2000. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Savage was a Partner at Hudson Bay Partners, L.P. a private equity firm. Previously, he worked from 1994 to 1997 in the Investment Banking Division at Merrill Lynch & Co. where he specialized in corporate finance and M&A advisory services for REITs, real estate private equity funds and hospitality companies. Mr. Savage started his career at Arthur Andersen LLP, in the workout practice and then joined in the Investment Management group at Jones Lang LaSalle.

Mr. Savage is a member of the Board of Trustees of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He is also a member of the Policy Advisory Board at the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a member of ULI, PREA and the Editorial Board of the Institutional Real Estate Letter. Mr. Savage received an A.B. in Urban Studies and Business Economics from Brown University.

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Meg Garlinghouse is the Vice President of Social Impact at LinkedIn.  In this role, she is responsible for identifying partnerships and programs that leverage the LinkedIn platform to create positive social impact for the world.  Garlinghouse has more than twenty-five years of experience working in the technology and philanthropy sector. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Garlinghouse spent almost 10 years building and leading Yahoo!’s global community relations function. 

She also has a background in international development, working for the Asia Foundation, World Bank and serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa. Garlinghouse received her Bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from Duke University and a Master's in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  She currently serves on the Boards of VolunteerMatch and KQED.org. 

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Craig Jacoby is a partner at Cooley LLPwho represents high-growth companies and their investors. He has helped to form, finance and advise hundreds of emerging businesses in areas such as internet and digital media, consumer products, clean technologies, software, medical devices and business services. He has led hundreds of startup financings,and has led teams advising companies on over a hundred mergers and acquisitions. Representative clients of Craig's include AllTrails, Yelp, New Relic, Patreon, Singularity, Ethic and Watsi. Craig has been individually noted as a leading lawyer nationwide in the 2016 – 2021 editions of Chambers USA – Startups & Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, 2015 and 2016 US editions of Legal 500 in the category of M&A/Corporate and Commercial – Venture Capital and Emerging Companies, 2016-2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in America, and recognized by The Recorder’s inaugural Innovator Awards in 2014.

Craig graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. (English and Economics), and he also received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a J.D (Order of the Coif) from Stanford Law School. Following law school, Craig was a judicial clerk with the Honorable Charles A. Legge of the US District Court for the Northern District of California, and he also studied Italian cinema as a Fulbright scholar in Rome, Italy. Craig also co-founded and served as board chair for the nonprofit organization VolunteerMatch.

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Chris Masto is an investor, advisor and board member in entrepreneurial growth companies.  He is Co-Founder and Senior Advisor at FFL Partners, a private equity firm, which he co-founded in 1997 and where he served as a Partner, member of the Investment Committee, and member of firm leadership until transitioning to a Senior Advisor role in 2017.  Previously, he worked as a management consultant with Bain & Company and an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co. Chris currently serves on the Board of Directors of Resident Home (Co-Chair), Curo Financial Technologies (NYSE: CURO; Chairman), Katapult (NASDAQ: KPLT) and VolunteerMatch.org and is an Advisory Board Member of Valo Ventures. He was previously a Director of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE: TPX) and Chairman of TriTech Software Systems.  He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with an Sc.B. in Electrical Engineering and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Andrew Means is a serial social entrepreneur leading organizations that use data and technology to create impact. He is currently Senior Director of Global Impact Data Strategy for Salesforce.org. He is also co-founder of data governance firm BrightHive and founder of Good Tech Fest. He has previously held leadership positions at Uptake.org, The University of Chicago’s Center for Data Science & Public Policy, and the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. He holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harris School at the University of Chicago. Andrew is a member of the Board of Directors at VolunteerMatch and Chairman of the Board at 10k Windows.

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