Brooks Tanner has over 20 years experience as an investment banker having worked for firms including BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank/Bankers Trust, Citibank and Drexel Burnham Lambert. He has worked in both corporate and private equity client coverage and has had assignments in New York, London and Hong Kong. He also has acted as chief financial officer for two early stage technology companies and a private equity-backed manufacturing business in San Francisco and Seattle. Brooks is currently a member of the board of trustees and the executive committee at the National School Climate Center, a member of the advisory board of the Santa Maria School and a founding board member of the Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School. He is a graduate of Williams College and Harvard Business School.