David F. Chazen '86
Chazen Capital Partners, LLC
David F. Chazen is managing director of Chazen Capital Partners, a private investment partnership founded in 1997. Chazen Capital provides equity capital and management support to consumer-oriented companies. He began his career at Goldman Sachs in New York and later went on to start, build, and sell several companies in the consumer sales and marketing sector. Mr. Chazen is also the cofounder and president of The Good Stuff Company, a company involved in the design, manufacture, and worldwide sale of toys.
Mr. Chazen is a director of the St. Johns Companies, the Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia University, and the United Jewish Appeal in Aspen, Colorado. He serves on the executive committee of Jazz Aspen, on the grant-making committee of Natan, an organization that funds projects that shape the Jewish future, and is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization, New York metro chapter. Mr. Chazen received his B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1982 and his MBA from Columbia Business School in 1986.