Peter S. Stamos is a Partner, and Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer at Stamos Capital. Prior to founding Stamos Capital, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Stamos Associates Inc. (SAI), a Perot Systems company, a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton and McKinsey & Company, and Chief of Staff and Chief Economist for U.S. Senator Bill Bradley. Prior to that, he taught Economics at Harvard University, where he received the Allyn Young Award for Teaching Excellence, and served as Associate Dean of Worchester College, Oxford University. He currently serves as a Trustee of the Rhodes Trust and as the Chairman of the Rhodes Trust Finance and Investment Committee. He previously served as the founding Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Board of Stanford University Hospital and Clinics and as the Chair of the Investment Advisory Board for Major League Baseball.
Mr. Stamos received a BA in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University, where he was a Truman Scholar, received the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Honors and Distinction. He received a JD from Harvard Law School with Honors and a doctorate from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
Mark Colella is a Partner at Stamos Capital where he leads the Firm's Investment Group, which is responsible for the investment program of the firm, working closely with Peter Stamos, the CIO.
Previously, he was a Principal at 5AM Ventures, where he was an investor, Board Member, and adviser to a number of private companies. Prior to that he held executive and management roles at Stryker Corporation, BÂRRX Medical, and Primrose Alzheimer's Living.
Mr. Colella received a BS in Biology from Williams College and an MBA from Northwestern University, the Kellogg School of Management. Prior to Williams College, he spent two years at the United States Air Force Academy.
Michael Dahl is the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Stamos Capital Partners, overseeing the firm’s duties as a registered investment adviser and as a fiduciary for our clients’ funds. Mr. Dahl has more than three decades of experience across the government, nonprofit, philanthropic, and private sectors. Most recently, he conceived, designed and spearheaded Step Up to the Plate, a multi-sector collaboration that provided over 878,000 meals and critical social services to Philadelphia’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior roles have included Executive Director of Broad Street Ministry (BSM), a leading homeless services provider in Philadelphia; various C Suite positions with The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew), one of the country’s largest public charities, ranging from Senior Vice President for Pew’s Philadelphia Program to SVP for Planning and Evaluation, to General Counsel and Board Secretary; co-founder of SAI and Vice President of Channelpoint, two entrepreneurial startups; and Legislative Counsel for U.S. Senator Bill Bradley, which included, among other duties, serving as chief economic advisor and senior tax counsel.
Mr. Dahl received a BA in International Relations, graduating with distinction (Phi Beta Kappa), from Stanford University. He also received an MBA (Arjay Miller Scholar) and a JD (Order of the Coif), also from Stanford University.
Jeff Soukup is a Partner at Stamos Capital. Mr. Soukup also leads the Endowment Capital Group. Previously, he was President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of a public media and entertainment company where he led the company’s initial public offering. He has more than three decades of experience, with previous positions including serving as California Co-Chair and an economic adviser for a major presidential campaign, co-founder of SAI, venture capitalist with GE Equity and H&Q Technology Partners, management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton, attorney with Kirkland & Ellis, and Legislative Counsel for U.S. Senator Bill Bradley, which included, among other duties, acting as chief economic adviser.
Mr. Soukup received a BA, graduating with distinction and Phi Beta Kappa, and an MA in International Policy Studies, both from Stanford University. He also received an MBA with a concentration in finance and a JD with Honors from the University of Chicago, where he was a member of the University of Chicago Law Review.
Managing Directors - Investments
Christina Ho is a Managing Director at Stamos Capital, and a member of the Investment Capital Group, where she helps lead the Firm’s manager of managers investment program. Ms. Ho is also a member of the Endowment Capital Group.
Previously, she worked at Google Inc. in the Financial Planning and Analysis department, where she developed and supported sales initiatives and identified opportunities for user and revenue growth. Prior to joining Google, she was an Associate Consultant, Hedge Fund Specialist with Cambridge Associates, LLC in Menlo Park, where she designed, implemented, and managed hedge fund portfolios for private and institutional clients.
Ms. Ho received a BA, with Honors in Economics and Music from Stanford University, an MA in Education, Policy/Organization/Leadership Studies from Stanford University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
John (“Russ”) Russell is a Managing Director on the investment team at Stamos Capital. He is a member of the Investment Capital Group, and leads the Firm’s public equities investment program.His previous employment experiences include President and Chief Investment Officer of J. Bush & Company, Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, and Investment Banking Associate at Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Russell received an AB summa cum laude from Harvard College, a JD from the Yale Law School, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a registered Investment Adviser Representative in the State of California (CRD#1859628), having passed the Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination, Series 65.