Jonathan Ellison Eakman

We are left with a sense of deep sadness and loss for a brother and a son.

Burst Your Bubble

We are spending turkey week down at our family place on Lake Texoma. The house is located in the Red River Valley with rolling hills and Fall colors, the lake, the wildlife, and surrounding topography of rolling hills and forest giving way to farmland. These form a beautiful landscape that is as close to a…

Venture Optimism

I think I’ve got the fever. I woke up at 5AM on Saturday morning thinking obsessively about fundraising tips and tricks to share with my GPs. More on that later. My spinning wheels are a reflection of my last few days in SF. Michael Kim and SVB put together a great event focused on small…

The importance of Timing.

Timing in Life is Key. When I was formally promoted to run the UTIMCO private markets group in 2007, it was clear to me that I had a big job for someone in their early 30’s. I was recently engaged, remodeling a house, and had my hands full running a large private portfolio.  Life was…