Robert Raynard, CPA (inactive)

CEO & Chair

Bob is the Managing Partner of Standish and leads the Bay Area offices. Before forming Standish in 2006, Bob was the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Walden Venture Capital from 2001. Prior to Walden, Bob was the CFO at Robertson Stephens Asset Management and a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. At PwC Bob led the Bay Area Private Funds Group in providing audit, tax, and consulting services to venture, private equity, and fund-of-funds. Bob started his career at Ernst and Young in Boston and has been working in the investment management industry since 1993.

Bob earned an MBA from Boston University and a BA from the School of International Service at The American University. Bob is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the AICPA and California Society of CPAs.