Kevin Gruneich

Board Member

KEVIN GRUNEICH is an investor and philanthropist. Before retiring in 2004, he worked eight years as Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of the Global Media Research Team, and Senior Publishing/Information Analyst at The Bear Stearns Companies. Prior to that, he worked 14 years at CS First Boston as Managing Director and Senior Publishing/Information Analyst. During his career, Kevin was named to Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-America Research Team for 20 consecutive years, and in many of those years was ranked number one in his sector. Euromoney magazine named him among the top publishing analysts in the world. He has served as Chairman of the Media and Entertainment Analysts of New York and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and private equity.

Kevin is a Senior Advisor to Methuselah Advisors, a boutique media investment bank in New York. He serves on the Advisory Board of Salt Lake City-based Spy Hop Productions, one of the country’s leading youth arts organizations, focused on film, music, radio, and digital design. Along with his wife Donna, Kevin is one of the early members of Impact Partners, dedicated to funding social impact documentaries.

Kevin is also a member of the Board of Directors of The University of Iowa Foundation (and its Investment Committee). He is very active at The University of Iowa, underwriting The Iowa Edge, an orientation program aimed at retention of minority and first- generation students, as well as leading the launch of a philanthropic education curriculum. Kevin graduated with an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and earned a BBA (double major: Finance and Industrial Relations) from The University of Iowa. He resides with his wife and three children in Park City.

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