SAN FRANCISCO and BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Lane, a leading global private equity asset management firm, announced today that Managing Director Paul Yett has been named to the Governing Board of Directors of The Robert Toigo Foundation (Toigo), a non-profit educational fellowship program focused on helping minority and women graduate students cultivate careers in the financial services sector.
Both Hamilton Lane and Paul have been involved with the organization for many years. Paul has been an active member of Toigo for over a decade and was appointed to its Advisory Board in 2009. Effective March 1, Yett transitioned from his role on the Advisory Board to Toigo's Governing Board of Directors.
"As a longtime supporter of The Robert Toigo Foundation, Hamilton Lane is pleased to have one of our partners named to its Governing Board of Directors," said Mario Giannini, Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Lane.
Paul added: "It's a privilege to have been named to The Robert Toigo Foundation's Governing Board of Directors. This new role will allow me to continue my current support of Toigo and serve the organization in an even more meaningful way. I would like to thank Toigo and its chairman, David Marchick, for the exciting opportunity with this fantastic organization."
Paul is a Managing Director based in Hamilton Lane's San Francisco office. He is a member of Hamilton Lane's Investment Committee and manages a number of the firm's client relationships.
About Hamilton Lane
Hamilton Lane is an independent financial institution that provides discretionary and non-discretionary private equity asset management services to sophisticated investors worldwide. With offices throughout the U.S., London, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro, Tel Aviv, and Tokyo, Hamilton Lane offers a full range of investment products and services that enable clients to participate in the private equity asset class on a global and customized basis. Founded in 1991, Hamilton Lane has more than 200 employees and more than $171 billion in total assets under management and supervision. For more information please visit www.hamiltonlane.com.
About The Robert Toigo Foundation
Founded in 1989, the Robert Toigo Foundation inspires and supports minority and women MBA candidates as they earn their graduate degrees and pursue successful careers in finance. Every year, the foundation selects 50+ graduate students to become Toigo Fellows. Each fellow receives one-on-one coaching, mentoring, ethics and leadership development training. The Toigo Foundation's Alumni and Fellow network includes nearly 1,000 minority and women MBA students and graduates, working in all sectors and levels or leadership in financial services. Toigo is the only non-profit initiative dedicated to the leadership development of pre-, current and post-MBA graduates working within the field of finance.
SOURCE Hamilton Lane