Kevin Goldstein is the Chief Investment Officer at Vernal Point Advisors. At Vernal Point, Kevin leads the firm’s investment strategy, manager research, and portfolio construction efforts.
Kevin has over 20 years of experience building and managing portfolios as both a direct investor and as an allocator of capital. Prior to joining Vernal Point, Kevin was a Director at Stanford Management Company, which is the organization that oversees Stanford University’s $26 billion in endowment assets. At Stanford, he sourced and underwrote investment opportunities across the portfolio, reported to an internal asset allocation team, and launched a successful co-invest program. He was also part of a small team that re-underwrote and restructured the portfolio following a CIO transition in 2014. Prior to his work at Stanford, Kevin was also an Investment Fellow at the University of California Regents, which manages approximately $115 billion in assets on behalf of the 10 UC universities. In this role, Kevin helped the public equity team identify, strengthen, and scale its best partnership opportunities worldwide.
Prior to Stanford, Kevin was a direct investor and founding partner at two hedge funds, Great Gable Partners in San Francisco, and Arcanum Capital in Chicago. The limited partners in both funds were large families from around the globe. Kevin started his career as an equity analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) in New York and London.
Kevin holds a B.A. in American Studies, cum laude, from Amherst College and a M.B.A. from Stanford University.