Kevin is a founding member of Jackson Square Partners, serving as managing partner since its inception in May 2014. He is responsible for representing the team and its philosophy and process to clients and managing the firm’s business and operations-related areas. Prior to founding Jackson Square, he was a senior investment specialist on the Delaware Investments Focus Growth Equity team from October 2006 to April 2014. Prior to joining Delaware Investments, he spent three years as a director in institutional equity sales at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. From 1999 to 2003 he worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse First Boston as a vice president in institutional equity sales, and before that he worked for two years as a vice president at JP Morgan. He began his career in the investment industry in 1995 as an associate at Robertson Stephens. Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California at Berkeley, and he earned his MBA in finance from the University of California at Los Angeles. Outside of work, Kevin is heavily involved in Cal Athletics as a fan, donor, fundraiser, and involved alum with current student-athletes in career advice. He also enjoys playing his guitar and parenting his adult children from afar as they navigate the world.