Kevin Albert worked in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch & Co. for 24 years. Now retired, he is currently managing a portfolio of private investments, the majority of which are in the legal cannabis industry. From September 2010 through December 2019, Kevin was a Senior Partner of Pantheon Ventures LLC and a member of its six-person Partnership Board. For most of his nine-year tenure there, he was responsible for the firm’s global business development, and during this time Pantheon’s assets under management increased from approximately $25 billion to approximately $50 billion.
From 2006 until 2017, he also served as an independent director on the board of Merrill Lynch Ventures, LLC, a series of private equity partnerships offered to Merrill Lynch employees aggregating over $1.8 billion of original committed capital. He currently serves as an independent director on the board of Osiris Ventures, Inc. dba, NorCal Cannabis Company as well as Neighborhood Holdings, Inc. a private real estate management company which enables renters to build financial equity in their homes and neighborhoods. Kevin has a BA and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles where he continues to be involved as the Chair of the Board of Visitors of the Economics Department.