Brian Rodde is Makena’s Managing Partner leading firm operations, and a member of the Executive Committee. Brian is also co-head of Private Equity and a member of Makena’s Management and Investment Committees. Prior to his appointment as co-Managing Partner, Brian served as the head of Private Equity and as the portfolio manager for Makena’s private equity funds. While at Makena, Brian has led portfolio construction and manager selection activities in the Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Estate, and Natural Resources portfolios. Given his breadth of experience across the private assets, Brian is often called on to advise Makena’s global clients on the integration of private asset strategies into client portfolios. Prior to joining Makena, Brian was an associate at SVB Capital, where he evaluated private equity partnership investment opportunities. Brian earned an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.