Standish Management, a provider of consulting services to managers of private equity firms, announced today that Robyn Weiss has joined the firm’s Santa Monica office as an Engagement Director and will focus on client management and business development for Standish in Southern California.
“Robyn’s background makes her a perfect fit to help us manage our rapidly expanding Southern California presence,” said Judy Tyler, Los Angeles Office Managing Partner. “To bring in someone with direct experience in managing finance, accounting and admin functions for multiple funds and who can hit the ground running is a huge plus for our firm and our clients.”
Prior to joining Standish, Ms. Weiss was a Vice President at Wilshire Private Markets, a private equity fund of funds with approximately $5 billion in assets under management, where she managed back office operations including treasury and financial reporting. Prior to Wilshire she was a senior manager at KPMG. Ms. Weiss obtained her Master of Accountancy from the University of Southern California and her BA from the University of California San Diego.
“Standish has created a business model that fills critical needs for fund managers,” said Ms. Weiss. “I’m excited to join this unique firm and contribute to the tremendous value it provides to its clients.”
Standish provides a range of services including web-based financial reporting to investors, partnership accounting, capital call and distribution management and performance return calculations to private equity, venture capital and fund of funds firms. Founded in 2006, Standish is based in San Francisco with offices in Los Angeles, Palo Alto and Boston (www.standishmanagement.com).
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