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Paul Yett, Managing Director, Hamilton Lane
Mr. Yett is a Managing Director at Hamilton Lane, based in the firmís San Francisco office, where he is involved in both the firmís investment activities and client relationships. Paul began his career with Hamilton Lane in 1998 in the Due Diligence Department, where he managed the firmís global venture capital practice and real estate. Mr. Yett is a member of Hamilton Laneís Investment Committee and manages a number of the firmís client relationships.
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane, Mr. Yett spent four years with Stone Pine Asset Management, LLC, a Denver-based private equity firm, where he was part of a team that managed a direct private equity mezzanine fund under the parent company, FCM Fiduciary Capital Management Company. Mr. Yett began his career in Denver as a Lease Accountant with Bramalea U.S. Properties where he covered several of the firmís U.S. commercial retail properties.
Mr. Yett received a B.S. in Finance from San Diego State University.
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Steve Young, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, HGGC
Mr. Young is a Managing Partner and Co-founder of HGGC. He is also a member of HGGC's Policy and Investment Committee and Executive Committees.
Prior to his inception of HGGC, Mr. Young was a co-founder and Managing Director of Sorenson Capital, a private equity fund which focused on middle market leveraged buyouts in the Western United States. Previously, Mr. Young was a member in Northgate Capital, LLC, the general partner of Northgate Capital Partners, L.P., a fund of funds.
Mr. Young's professional football career spanned more than fifteen years in the NFL, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers, where he received numerous accolades, including Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXIX, Sports Illustrated and Sporting News' Player of the Year from 1992 - 1994, and the NFL's Most Valuable Player for 1992 and 1994. In 2005, Mr. Young was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the first left-handed quarterback to be so honored. Mr. Young is also the highest-rated quarterback in NFL history and has the distinction of being the only signal caller in league annals to win four consecutive NFL passing titles.
Mr. Young founded and chairs the Forever Young Foundation which is actively involved in children's charities worldwide and is currently the broadcast host as well as the former International Spokesperson for the Children's Miracle Network which has raised over one billion dollars world-wide to benefit children's hospitals.
Mr. Young has also served as the corporate spokesperson for companies such as Nike, Visa, Sun Microsystems, Sprint, PowerBar and ICON Health & Fitness, and has recently been profiled in a variety of publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Worth Magazine, Sports Illustrated, People, Inside Sports and GQ.
Mr. Young is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he earned a J.D. from the College of Law as well as a B.S. in Finance and Political Science.
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