Jessica Reed Saouaf is Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research of Hall Capital Partners LLC. She is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Investment Review Committee. Ms. Reed Saouaf joined the firm in 1999 and has held a number of positions, among them Head of the Private Equity group, where she focused on private equity buyout growth and venture capital investments; Head of the Public Equity group, where she focused on public equity and equity hedge fund investments; Head of Distressed, where she focused on distressed investment strategies in the private and public markets; Research Associate; and Research Analyst. Ms. Reed Saouaf took a sabbatical to earn her M.B.A. at which time she also interned at Buena Vista Fund Management. Ms. Reed Saouaf serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center. Ms. Reed Saouaf graduated cum laude from Wellesley College with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology. She earned an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.