Robert Reffkin, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Robert Reffkin is an entrepreneur on a mission to help everyone find their place in the world. He was inspired to enter the world of real estate by his mother, Ruth, a longtime agent who now proudly works at Compass. Robert completed a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University and worked at McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, and as a White House Fellow. He ran 50 marathons in 50 states to raise $1 million dollars for charities — including for America Needs You, the non-profit he founded to serve young people living below the poverty line who are the first in their families to go to college.

Charles Phillips, Board Member

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Charles Phillips is the former CEO and Chairman of Infor, the third-largest business software applications company in the world. The company provides cloud applications that automate critical business processes for a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Infor, Charles was president of Oracle Corporation and a member of its board of directors. During his eight-year tenure, Oracle tripled in market capitalization and acquired 70 companies. Before Oracle, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in the Technology Group and also served on the company’s board of directors. Charles’ experience as a board member is extensive. He has served on the boards of the Viacom Corporation, the Apollo Theater, the New York Police Foundation, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and President Barack Obama’s Economic Recovery Board.

Jeffrey Housenbold, Board Member

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Jeff spent 11 years at the helm of leading online retailer and manufacturer, Shutterfly, Inc. He has also held senior executive roles at eBay, AltaVista, Raging Bull, and Winstar Communications; and was co-founder of Accenture’s Media and Entertainment Strategy Practice. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Economics and Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Eileen Murray, Board Member

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Eileen Murray is the Chair of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), which oversees U.S. broker dealers. Eileen is the former Co-Chief Executive Officer of Bridgewater Associates. Prior to Bridgewater, she held senior leadership roles at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse, including serving on both firms’ management and executive committees — serving as the first woman on Credit Suisse’s executive board. She's been named one of the 20 Most Powerful Women in Banking and one of the 50 Leading Women in the Hedge Fund Industry, and received the Pioneer Award in Finance from the United Nations. Eileen is a recognized leader in philanthropy and service and has been named an Afterschool Champion by the Partnership for Afterschool Education and has been given the YMCA of Greater New York’s Arts and Letters Award for Outstanding Leadership. Currently, she serves on the boards of HSBC Holdings plc and the Guardian Life Insurance Company.

Steven Sordello, Board Member

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Steve Sordello is the Chief Financial Officer of LinkedIn, where he oversaw the company’s successful IPO in 2011, raised more than $4 billion in capital and completed multiple private and public acquisitions, including LinkedIn's $26.2 billion merger with Microsoft. Prior to LinkedIn, Steve was instrumental in guiding TiVo to profitability. Steve serves on the board of Atlassian and is a trustee at Santa Clara University.

Pamela Thomas-Graham, Board Member

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Pamela Thomas-Graham began her career at McKinsey & Company where she became the first African-American woman to make partner. Throughout her career, Pamela served as Chief Marketing Officer and on the executive board at Credit Suisse, Group President Liz Claiborne, and President and Chief Executive Officer of both CNBC Television and CNBC.com. Currently, she serves as Lead Independent Director on the board of the Clorox Company, and is a board member of Bumble, Peloton, Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son, and Norwegian Cruise Lines.