Mr. Braman graduated from Grinnell College in 1975 with a B.A. in biology. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Denver and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. He resides in San Francisco, California where he is a senior partner at Pantheon Ventures Inc., a well-known investment management company specializing in private equity fund investment. Mr. Braman is responsible for Pantheon's investment strategy and asset allocation. Mr. Braman is a member of the US Primary and Global Secondary Investment Committees and chairs the Global Infrastructure Investment Committee. Pantheon became a subsidiary of the Russell Investment Group in 2004. Before joining Pantheon, he was a manager at U S WEST Inc., where he developed and managed their private equity investment program. Mr. Braman's spouse, Charlotte Read, graduated from Grinnell College in 1975 with a B.A. in anthropology, and also earned an M.A. from Denver University's School of International Relations.