Robert G. Collins, CFA Venture Partner
Robert G. Collins has enjoyed a successful thirty year career in finance. Mr. Collins is the Tampa Bay President of the National Christian Foundation, a foundation that seeks to maximize its client’s charitable giving potential. Mr. Collins founded the Tampa Bay Chapter, and has since grown it from zero to $100MM. Prior to his work with the foundation, Mr. Collins was Managing Director and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Equity Investment Management in Goldman Sachs’ London, UK office. There he led a 54-person team responsible for investing $36 billion in European and Global equities portfolios. Prior to that, Mr. Collins was Managing Director and Co-Chair of the Investment Committee for Goldman Sachs’ US growth equity investment management business (located in Tampa, Florida). In that role, he was one of the leaders of a 14-person team managing $20 billion in US equities. Both these businesses were very successful, with solid growth in assets and excellent investment performance.
Mr. Collins graduated with honors from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in both Finance and Psychology. Mr. Collins also has an M.B.A. from the University of Tampa.