Kathryn A. Hall
Kathryn Hall is Founder and Co-Chair of Hall Capital Partners LLC, and she is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Investment Review Committee. Before founding the firm in 1994, Ms. Hall was a General Partner of Laurel Arbitrage Partners, a risk arbitrage investment partnership that she founded in 1989. Prior to that, she was a General Partner of HFS Management Partners (predecessor to Farallon Capital Partners), HFS Partners I, and Hellman & Friedman. Ms. Hall began her career at Morgan Stanley where she worked in both the risk arbitrage and mergers and acquisitions departments.
Currently, Ms. Hall serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Trustees and the Investment Committee of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), the Board of Directors of the UCSF Foundation, and is Chair of the Investment Committee and a member of the Finance Committee of the Smithsonian Institution. Ms. Hall also serves on the Board of Directors of the McEvoy Group, the San Jose Earthquakes, Ariat International, and Cohn Robbins Holdings Corporation.
Ms. Hall served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of Princeton University from 2011 to 2019, and as a trustee from 2001-2005 and 2006-2019. She also served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO) from 2008 to 2011 and as a director from 1998 to 2011. Additionally, Ms. Hall previously served as a member of the Federal Reserve Bank's 12th District Economic Advisory Council. Ms. Hall has also served on the boards of a number of civic and educational organizations in the Bay Area throughout her career.
Ms. Hall graduated cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in Economics and earned an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.