John Buoymaster is Chairman and a Managing Director of Hall Capital Partners LLC, an investment management firm with offices in San Francisco and New York. He is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Investment Review Committee, in addition to having direct portfolio management and relationship responsibility for a number of the firm’s clients.

Prior to joining Hall Capital Partners in 1998, Mr. Buoymaster worked in the private banking group in the San Francisco office of J.P. Morgan & Co., and previous to that he was a partner in the San Francisco and Palo Alto law firm of Cooley Godward Castro Huddleson & Tatum (now known as Cooley LLP).

John also sits on the Board of Directors of the NPR Foundation and Northern California Public Broadcasting, Inc. (KQED). In addition, he is a member of the Stanford Law School Board of Visitors and serves on the Investment Committee of University High School. John previously served as a director or trustee of various non-profit organizations, including Marin Country Day School, The Little School (San Francisco), Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties, and the Children’s Health Council. He also is a member of the Advisory Board for Kohlberg Investors IV and V, L.P., which are private investment partnerships.

Mr. Buoymaster is a graduate of Williams College and Stanford Law School. He lives in San Francisco and has two adult children.