Kevin Albert has 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.