Katharine Hersh

July 21, 2023

Katharine Hersh is a Partner with the Builders Fund. Previously she worked with Patamar Capital, Citibank, and Tiedemann Advisors, and began her career as a finance and contracts manager at UCSF, where she oversaw a $50 million annual portfolio and negotiated over 30 transactions with federal, corporate, and philanthropic funders in the healthcare and life sciences industry. Katharine currently serves as a Board Director with Acelero Learning and as a Board observer with MPOWERD. She holds a B.S. in physics from Stanford University and an MBA in finance with honors from the University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business.

Based in the SF Bay Area, Katharine also serves on the investment committee of Kehilla Community Synagogue, and as a board member with Sharp & Fine, a contemporary dance company. She’s an active member of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, an avid hiker, reader of nonfiction, and fan of spicy food.