David F. Chazen ’86

Managing Director, Chazen Capital Partners, LLC
Founding Partner, Strategic Government Properties
New York

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 products industry. Mr. Chazen is also a founding partner at Strategic Government Properties, a real estate firm that specializes in the ownership of U.S. government mission-critical security facilities.

Mr. Chazen is a director of United Jewish Appeal in Aspen, Colorado. He serves on the executive committee of Jazz Aspen, is a founding member of the Young Presidents Organization, Aspen Chapter. Mr. Chazen received his BS from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1982 and his MBA from Columbia Business School in 1986. He has run 21 New York City Marathons and counting.