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Board of Managers: James C. Katzman

James C. Katzman

Appointed: Director 2017

Highlights: Mr. Katzman is Senior Vice President, Business Development for General Electric (GE). He is a former partner of Goldman Sachs, with extensive experience in investment banking. Born in Central Pennsylvania, Mr. Katzman brings sophisticated skills in the financial area and has a personal interest in education and childhood development. He is a Trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley (AZ), a Trustee of the San Francisco Ballet, a member of the President’s Leadership Council at Dartmouth College, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Program for Financial Studies at Columbia Business School, where he guest lectures on financial topics. Mr. Katzman’s professional expertise and personal commitment to the mission brings exceptional value to the Boards.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Vice President, Business Development, General Electric
  • Partner and Head of M&A for the West Region, Goldman Sachs


  • M.B.A., Columbia Business School
  • A.B., Economics, Dartmouth College

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