Bob co-founded American Infrastructure Funds (“AIM”) in 2006 and has been a private equity and real assets investor for 30 years. AIM currently manages $3bn of capital on behalf of investors around the world and is the head shareholder of 10 rapidly growing infrastructure and real asset businesses. He has been an investor and director in a wide variety of industries, including agriculture, building materials, forest products, energy production and distribution, deathcare, entertainment, health and fitness, and real estate. He currently serves as the Chairman or lead director of United Bridge Partners, Stonemor Partners and Empire Petroleum Partners, and serves on the board of American Education Partners. On behalf of AIM, he currently holds three patents on the application of the design of innovative financial security structures.
Bob began his private equity career at McCown DeLeeuw in 1987, after having gained substantial experience in mergers, acquisitions, and business strategy through his work as a consultant with Bain & Company, where he was one of the founding members of Bain’s Tokyo Office.
Bob serves as a member of the Board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and President of Stanford’s DAPER Investment Fund. He is also a former member of the Stanford Alumni Board. He received an MBA from the Harvard Business School with Baker Scholar honors, an MS in economics from the London School of Economics, and a BA in economics from Stanford University. Bob lives in Atherton, CA with his wife Holly Cao and is father to two sets of twins (ages 5 and 22).