OUR BOARD

Providing a wealth of experience and passion for our mission

Board Leadership

The BASIC Fund Board of Directors works tirelessly to aid our strategic and fundraising objectives. It is thanks to their dedication and commitment to cover all of BASIC Fund’s administrative costs resulting in 100% of the funds raised being allocated to scholarships.

Barker

Richard C. Barker
Chairman, BASIC Fund
Chairman, Retired
Capital Intl Ltd

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Brian Griggs
President, BASIC Fund
President, Griggs
Resource Group

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Steven S. Klein
Vice President, BASIC Fund
President, Bridge Partners

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Jeremy Peters
Treasurer, BASIC Fund
Partner, KPMG LLP

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John Couch
Vice President, BASIC Fund
VP, Investment Management
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

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Board of Directors

Robert G. Barrett
General Partner, Retired
FTVentures

Crystal Bryant
Senior Vice President
First Republic Bank

Richard Chow
Distinguished Career Fellow
Stanford University

Kenneth T. Derr
Chairman and CEO, Retired
Chevron Corporation

Jeffrey G. Edwards
Managing General Partner, Retired
JGE Capital Management LLC

Jono Grayson
Talent Acquisition
Netflix

James H. Herbert, II
Founder and Executive Chairman
First Republic Bank

Edward B. Jamieson
President, Retired
Franklin Templeton Investments

Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.
Member, Office of the Chairman
Franklin Resources, Inc.

John C. Kern, Jr. (Jay)
Chairman, General Partner
Kern Capital, LLC

John E. Kerrigan, Jr.
Chief Investment Officer
Santa Clara University

Ted Kruttschnitt
Managing Partner & Owner
THK Private Equities, LLC

Ronnie Lott
Managing Member
Lott Investments

Marissa Mar
Investor
RPS Ventures

Michael McCarthy
Executive Vice President & CIO
Franklin Equity Group

Edward McDermott
Managing Partner
Spring Tide Partners

Sonya Thadhani Mughal
Chief Executive Officer
Bailard, Inc.

Tim Ranzetta
Principal
Innovate Foundation

William T. Ring
Regional Director, Retired
The Capital Group Companies

Martin Romo
Portfolio Manager
The Capital Group Companies

Janisha Sabnani
Deputy General Counsel
First Republic Bank

Eric A. Schwartz
Principal
The Sherman Clay Group

Warren E. “Ned” Spieker, Jr.
Managing Partner
Spieker Partners

John Watson
Chairman & CEO, Retired
Chevron Corporation

"I am proud to have been one of the founders of The BASIC Fund. By helping children gain a better education in their earliest years, they have a better chance."

Arthur Rock, President Emeritus

Board Emeritus

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James A. McCarthy
Founder & Chairman

Managing Director, Retired
Merrill Lynch

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June McCarthy
Founder & Director
The BASIC Fund

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Arthur Rock
Founder & President

Principal, Arthur Rock & Co.

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James P. Conn
Director

Chief Investment Officer, Retired
Transamerica Co.

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R. Stephen Doyle
Director

Chairman, Retired
Montgomery Asset Management

Morris

J. William Morris III
Area Managing Partner, Retired
KPMG LLP

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Richard J. Bertero
Director
Founding Director, Retired
RREEF

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Michael W. Wilsey
Chief Executive Officer
Wilsey Bennett Inc.

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The BASIC Fund is a privately funded 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to advance education equity for low-income families by helping offset the cost of tuition at private schools in the Bay Area.

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