Board of Directors

  • Larry Summers

    Lawrence Summers

    Former Treasury Secretary, U.S. Treasury

    Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers is one of America’s leading economists. In addition to serving as 71st Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration, Dr. Summers served as Director of the White House National Economic Council in the Obama Administration, as President of Harvard University, and as the Chief Economist of the World Bank. His tenure at the U.S. Treasury coincided with the longest period of sustained economic growth in U.S. history and he is the only Treasury Secretary in the last half century to have left office with the national budget in surplus. Currently, Dr. Summers is the President Emeritus and the Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University.
  • Karen Richardson

    Karen Richardson

    Board Member, British Petroleum

    Karen is a growth-focused leader who has been at the forefront of every major phase of technology in Silicon Valley, helping to bring to market groundbreaking technologies that have shaped the way we live and work. During her 30-year career in the technology and software industry, Karen has held senior operating roles in the public and private technology sector. Beginning her career with a series of sales and marketing roles at Lotus Development Corporation, 3Com, and cc:Mail. Karen then moved to the role of Vice President of Sales for Netscape Communications Corp. which took its’ pioneering browser to market and opened the world wide web for business. From 1998 to 2005 Karen’s executive leadership at publicly traded enterprise software company E.piphany, including as CEO from 2003 to 2006, changed the way companies manage and sell to their customers.

    Karen has been on the board of both early-stage AI and machine learning startups (Ayasdi, Virtuoz) as well as larger global platform leaders (BT Group Plc. and Exponent). Karen also served on the board of Worldpay from 2016 (including on the Audit and Risk committees) until their acquisition by FIS earlier this year in a transaction valued at $43 Billion. Karen is a former advisor to Silver Lake Partners, a private equity investment firm that is the global leader in technology investing.

    Karen currently serves on the boards of Exponent, Doma and Artius Capital Partners. Karen has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

  • Matthew E. Zames

    Matthew E. Zames

    Former President and Senior Managing Director, Cerberus Capital Management

    Matthew E. Zames is President and Senior Managing Director of Cerberus Capital Management. Mr. Zames joined Cerberus in 2018. As President, Mr. Zames has broad responsibilities across the firm’s global platform and leads a number of operational and strategic initiatives, including overseeing all investments in the financial services industry, growing the understanding and use of technology, data, and AI in investment activities and at the firm’s portfolio companies, and helping the firm identify and capitalize on new investment strategies.

    Mr. Zames was most recently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a member of the Operating Committee of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from 2012 to 2017. In his role as COO, his responsibilities included the firm’s Chief Investment Officer (CIO), the Oversight and Control Group, Treasury & Funding, Mortgage Banking Capital Markets, Compliance, One Equity Partners, Corporate Strategy, Regulatory Affairs, Global Technology and Operations, Global Real Estate, Procurement, Security & Safety, General Services, and Military & Veteran Affairs. Mr. Zames was co-COO from July 2012 until April 2013 when he assumed the full COO position. Previously, he was CIO of JPMorgan Chase.

    Prior to 2012, Mr. Zames held a series of senior roles in the firm’s Investment Bank. He was co-head of Global Fixed Income for J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank and head of Chase’s Mortgage Banking Capital Markets. Before that, he managed several leading Markets businesses, including Rates, Foreign Exchange, Public Finance, Securitized Products Group, and the Tax Exempt Capital Markets business. Before joining J.P. Morgan in 2004, Mr. Zames worked at Credit Suisse, where he was co-head of Global Dollar Interest Rate Trading, a member of the Fixed Income Operating Committee, and the Credit Suisse First Boston Management Council.

    Mr. Zames is a former member and chairman of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee and a former member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Treasury Market Practices Group. He is currently a member of The Economic Club of NY and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Zames also serves on the MIT Sloan Finance Group Advisory Board, the Board of Directors of Business Executives for National Security (BENS), the Board of Directors of the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation, the Board of Directors of Guiding Eyes for the Blind and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families Advisory Board at Syracuse University. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and children.

  • Stuart Miller

    Stuart Miller

    Executive Chairman, Lennar Corporation

    Stuart Miller is Executive Chairman of Lennar Corporation, (NYSE:LEN) one of the nation’s largest homebuilders. He is also a member of Lennar’s Board of Directors.

    Mr. Miller joined Lennar after graduating from the University of Miami Law School in 1982, serving in various capacities for the Company’s Homebuilding Division and former Investment and Commercial Properties Division. From 1991 to October 1997, Mr. Miller was the President of both of these business segments and the primary force behind their growth and success during that time. He became CEO of Lennar in April 1997 until he assumed his current role as Executive Chairman in April 2018.

    On October 31, 1997, Lennar Corporation spun off its commercial real estate investment, financial, and management activities into LNR Property Corporation, which company became separately listed on the NYSE. Mr. Miller served as Chairman of the Board of LNR until the sale of LNR in February, 2005.

    In March 2000, Mr. Miller joined the Board of Directors of Builder Homesite, Inc., a consortium of homebuilders nationwide who represented $46 billion in gross revenue for 2001 and built over 203,000 homes in 340 communities across the continental United States. He is a founding Board Member of the Leading Builders of America and a member of the Business Roundtable.

    Mr. Miller also serves personally on various professional and community boards and committees including FivePoint Holdings and Doma Board of Directors. He is the past Chairman of the Joint Center for Housing Studies Policy Advisory Board at Harvard University. Mr. Miller is past Chairman and current Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami and Chairman of the UHealth Board of Directors. Mr. Miller served as director of the Alonzo Mourning Charities and director of The Overtown Youth Center. He was Chairman of the 2013 Dolphins Cycling Challenge benefitting the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and is the Co-Chairman of the Miami Dolphins Foundation.

    He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University.

  • Max Simkoff

    Max Simkoff

    Chief Executive Officer

    Max started States Title, now Doma, in 2016 after personally experiencing the friction and labor caused by title insurance in the homebuying process. Since then he has worked to provide an innovative solution to homeowners, brokers, and mortgage bankers. Max is an entrepreneur with experience founding and operating technology companies. Prior to Doma, Max was Founder and CEO of Evolv, Inc., an enterprise predictive analytics software company, which he led through their acquisition by Cornerstone (NASDAQ: CSOD) in 2014 where he served for two years on the senior executive team post-acquisition as the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives.

    B.A. Northwestern University

  • Charles Moldow

    Charles Moldow

    General Partner, Foundation Capital

    Charles Moldow is a general partner at Foundation Capital. Charles builds companies that change markets. He’s always on the lookout for startups working on the next generation of fintech, marketplaces, SaaS, and consumer tech solutions and services. Charles’ current portfolio includes AdRoll, auxmoney, BlockCypher, Finxera (formerly Bancbox), HealthIQ, LendingClub (IPO 2014), LendingHome, Motif Investing, OnDeck Capital (IPO 2014), Rappi, Doma, and Branch. Since he joined Foundation Capital in 2005, three of his investments have gone public and six have been acquired. A former entrepreneur himself, Charles is the author of the widely cited whitepaper, A Trillion Dollar Market By the People, For the People: How Marketplace Lending Will Remake Banking As We Know It.
  • Maxine Williams

    Maxine Williams

    Chief Diversity Officer, Facebook

    Ms. Williams is the Chief Diversity Officer at Facebook, where she focuses on developing strategies for the integration of diverse perspectives and experiences into the building of products, development of policies, and creation of programming to fulfill Facebook’s mission of making the world more connected. Maxine is a member of Facebook’s leadership team and reports directly to the COO. She also serves as director on the board and member of the Governance, Nomination, and Remuneration Committee of the Massy Group, an investment holding / management company with three main investment portfolios: Integrated Retail, Gas Products and Motors & Machines. The Group employs over 12,000 people in nearly 60 companies across the Caribbean and Latin American region.
  • Serena Wolfe

    Serena Wolfe

    CFO, Annaly Capital Management, Inc

    Currently Chief Financial Officer at Annaly Capital Management, Inc., a leading diversified capital manager in the mortgage REIT sector, Ms. Wolfe previously held a variety of roles across industries during her 22-year career at Ernst & Young LLP (EY), including as Partner and serving as Global RHC Assurance Leader and U.S. Central Region Real Estate Hospitality & Construction (RHC) leader. EY’s RHC practice has the largest integrated real estate practice of any global accounting organization. Ms. Wolfe is a Certified Public Accountant in California, Illinois, New York and Pennsylvania, and received a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Queensland, Australia.
  • Sharda Cherwoo

    Sharda Cherwoo

    Digital Transformer; Retired Parner, Ernst & Young LLP

    Ms. Cherwoo retired as a Partner from Ernst & Young LLP (EY), where she worked for more than 35 years, serving dozens of companies in client service roles with the firm’s audit, tax, mergers and acquisitions, and management consulting practices. During her time at EY she held various leadership roles, including Intelligent Automation Leader, Private Equity Senior Advisory Partner and Director of Tax Operations for EY’s Americas Region. In these positions, she has also spearheaded several major organizational innovations, including EY’s own digital transformation and the founding of EY’s Global Shared Services operations, which proved to be instrumental in expanding global talent and driving business growth. She is also known for her passion around mentoring promising young talent, advising seasoned executives, and promoting innovative, outcome-driven strategies and programs.

    Following her career at EY, Ms. Cherwoo has become increasingly active in corporate and not-for-profit governance. She is a member of the board of directors of World Fuel Services Corp., a publicly-traded energy, commodities and services company, serves as a member of the advisory board of Land O’Lakes Inc., a member-owned agricultural cooperative, is a member of the board of directors of Tax Analysts, a non-partisan, non-profit publisher, and a member of the board of trustees of the International House of New York.

  • Mark D. Ein

    Mark D. Ein

    Chief Executive Officer at Venturehouse Group, LLC