Philip Halperin earned his A.B. in Political Science at Stanford University in 1984 and his M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business.
Phil is President of the Silver Giving Foundation. Founded in 1998 by Philip and Maurine Halperin, the Silver Giving Foundation is a charitable entity looking to make a difference. Silver Giving's mission is to better the lives and prospects of at-risk children by affording them increased and more accessible educational opportunities. The foundation primarily works with organizations in the fields of literacy and academic enrichment operating in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Prior to devoting all his time and energy to the non-profit sector in 2004, Phil enjoyed a seventeen year career in finance. Phil formerly was a General Partner at Weston Presidio, a private equity investment firm. At Weston Presidio, Phil focused on information technology, consumer branding, telecommunications and media. Phil also previously worked at Lehman Brothers and Montgomery Securities.
Phil is Chairman of the San Francisco School Alliance Foundation Board, which supports the public schools in San Francisco. Phil also currently serves on the boards of The Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco, The National Advisory Board of the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University and University High School. Phil lives with his wife and three children in San Francisco.