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Standish Management Hires Engagement Director

Standish Management, a boutique provider of consulting services to managers of private equity, venture capital, fund of funds, foundations and endowments has appointed Robyn Weiss to its Santa Monica office as an engagement director. Weiss will focus on client management and business development for Standish’s Southern California business.

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Standish Management, LLC, a boutique provider of consulting services to managers of private equity, venture capital, fund of funds, foundations and endowments announced today that Robyn Weiss has joined the firm’s Santa Monica office as an Engagement Director.

As Engagement Director, Weiss will focus on client management and business development for Standish’s burgeoning Southern California business.

Prior to joining Standish, Robyn was a Vice President at Wilshire Private Markets, a private equity fund of funds with approximately $5 billion in assets under management, where she managed back office operations including treasury and financial reporting. Prior to Wilshire she was a senior manager at KPMG. Robyn obtained her Master of Accountancy from the University of Southern California and her BA from the University of California San Diego. She is also an active Certified Public Accountant.

“Robyn’s background makes her a perfect fit to help us manage our rapidly expanding Southern California presence,” said Judy Tyler, Los Angeles Office Managing Partner. “To bring in someone with direct experience in managing finance, accounting and admin functions for multiple funds and who can hit the ground running is a huge plus for our firm and our clients.”
“Robyn has been a pleasure to work with and I have high regard for her given her background and experience in the fund industry,” said JoAnne Gratiot, Partner in KPMG’s investment management practice.
“Standish has created a business model that fills critical needs for fund managers,” said Weiss. “I’m excited to join this unique firm and contribute to the tremendous value it provides to its clients.”
Standish provides a range of services including web-based financial reporting to investors, partnership accounting, capital call and distribution management and performance return calculations. The Standish team of professionals currently serves over 200 funds. Standish plans to expand to other key markets across the U.S. in the near future to meet the growing demand for its highly specialized services.
About Standish:
Standish Management, LLC is a privately held company that provides consulting and administration services to private equity, venture capital and fund of funds firms. Founded in 2006, Standish is based in San Francisco with offices in Los Angeles, Palo Alto and Boston.
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