Klaas Baks | Atlanta

  • Co-founder and executive director of the Emory Center for Alternative Investments
  • Director and advisor for 13+ companies in a variety of industries including private equity and real estate
  • Held senior positions internationally with several large financial services companies as well as the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC

"Becoming a TIGER 21 Chair has added a whole new dimension to my life. The days spent leading my Group are some of the most rewarding, stimulating and fulfilling days of my month. The room is full of smart, successful entrepreneurs, executives and professionals who listen and learn from one another, and don’t pull any punches in the process, which brings out the best in everyone."

Jamie Cornell | Boston

  • Serial entrepreneur, Founder of several large investment companies
  • Seventh-generation family member and owner of a family business founded in 1828.
  • Former president of Fidelity Investments Private Wealth Management

"I thoroughly enjoy being a TIGER 21 Chair because of the high ethical standards of the organization and the world class network of fellow TIGER 21 Chairs and Members. Members, Chairs and the TIGER 21 team all come together to form an amazing learning community that delivers real value to some of the most successful people in the world. Being a Chair also gives me exposure to some of the top money managers and thought leaders for the ultra-high-net-worth market, giving me the opportunity to expand my own knowledge and creating insights that have spilled over into my own life."

Charlie Garcia | Miami, Palm Beach & Puerto Rico

  • Founded a successful global investment banking and financial services firm
  • Former White House Fellow, appointee in four U.S. Presidential administrations, and a Fortune 500 corporate board member
  • Winner of a stock trading competition sponsored by the Young President’s Organization (YPO) where he turned $1 million into $120 million

"Members consider me the Chairman of the Board, a personal board of highly talented individuals, seeking to make better investment decisions. They also bring business, personal and family issues to the meetings, such as how to raise socially responsible children or how to maximize philanthropic giving. While each member is trying to live a rewarding life full of purpose and passion, they look to me as the leader, for guidance, advice and resources on all these matters. My life’s purpose is to inspire and connect others to achieve extraordinary things, and serving as the Chair for the South Florida groups allows me to lead with purpose and passion."

Barbara Roberts | New York, NY

  • Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia Business School
  • Former Wall Street executive, CEO and entrepreneur
  • Recognized authority and sought after speaker on the topic of the challenges entrepreneurs face and their life opportunities after a successful exit

"Being a TIGER 21 chair has given me the opportunity to meet, learn from, and help some of the most exceptional accomplished people in the world. People with extraordinary wealth and accomplishment can be overwhelmed by their choices and the range of possibilities for reinvention after an exit or other transition. It is my particular joy to help our Members navigate that. We are a community of continuous peer learning and support not only for Members but also for us Chairs."

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