As a result of their extensive operating and financial experience, many FLG partners serve on Boards of Directors for public, private and non-profit companies, as well as on company advisory boards.

Current Directorships

For Profit Boards
Alliant Credit Union

With over 85 years of history and more than $19 billion in assets, Alliant Credit Union is the largest credit union in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation.

Partner: Kenton Chow

LevitasBio®  uses a proprietary label-free Levitation Technology™ to enable researchers rescue and achieve higher quality and quantity of cells without introducing bias, high pressure, and modifications to gene expression profiles, ensuring the integrity of downstream data and analysis is maintained.

Partner: Sandy Gardiner
Saluda Medical

Saluda Medical transforms patients’ lives with disruptive neuromodulation solutions. Saluda is the first to directly measure the spinal cord’s physiologic response to stimulation using Evoked Compound Action Potentials (ECAPs) to pioneer smart neuromodulation therapy.

Partner: Laureen DeBuono
JaM Cellars

JaM Cellars, part of the John Anthony Family of Wines portfolio, makes easy-to-love, every day California wines.

Partner: Mark Archer
Rani Therapeutics

Rani Therapeutics has developed a disruptive technology for the oral delivery of biologics.

Partner: Laureen DeBuono

GameWorks is your entertainment destination, with the biggest selection of arcade games, prizes, 100+ e-sports titles, and a modern American menu from The Works Kitchen.

Partner: Eric Mersch
Oyster Point Pharma Inc.

Oyster Point is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company leveraging neuroscience to discover, develop and commercialize novel therapies to treat diseases with high unmet needs, beginning with ophthalmic diseases.

Partner: Mark Murray
Skyline Enterprises

Skyline Enterprises is a leading construction company headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with subsidiaries in Chicago, Seattle, and San Diego.

Partner: Jeff Kuhn
Community Bank of the Bay

Community Bank of the Bay (OTC: CBYAA) is a community bank based in Oakland, CA. Frank is the Chair of the Audit Committee and Asset and Liability Committee.

Partner: Frank Tsai
Non Profit Boards
Silicon Valley YMCA

YMCA of Silicon Valley has been listening and responding to the most critical social needs in the Silicon Valley community for over 150 years.

Partner: Ron Fior
Valley Humane Society

Valley Humane Society has worked to save and improve the lives of companion animals in the Bay Area’s Tri-Valley (Amador, San Ramon and Livermore Valleys) in the East Bay since 1987.

Partner: Sandy Gardiner
Planet Bee Foundation

Planet Bee Foundation is an environmental education nonprofit. Their mission is to introduce students of all ages to the vast world of environmentalism in a way that inspires and empowers.

Partner: Kenton Chow
The Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is a museum of science and human perception located at Pier 15 on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Skip has been a director since 1983 and presently serves on the Finance & Investments and Audit & Compensation Committees.

Partner: Skip Smith

Prior Directorships

For Profit Boards
Lucira Health
Partner: Sandy Gardiner
Modcam AB

Modcam AB  has created a solution to provide data-driven insights based on computer vision. MOD. 01 is the most compact sensor with built-in video analytics for people tracking in retail and offices. The data provided enables retailers to increase sales and facility managers to make buildings smart.

Partner: Kenton Chow
The Craftsman Agency

The Craftsman Agency is a creative shop, creating magical moments through bold, experiential and immersive storytelling.

Partner: Kenton Chow
Hansen Medical, Inc.

Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), is a global leader in intravascular robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement. Chris serves on the Compensation Committee and as the Chair of the Audit Committee.

Asante Solutions

Asante Solutions is a manufacturer of advanced insulin pumps. Chris serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee.

Invivo, Inc.
Audit Committee Chair 1998 – 2004

Acquired by IMCG 2004.

Partner: Laureen DeBuono
VISX, Inc.
Audit Committee Chair, 2003 – 2005

(NYSE: EYE), medical vision technology. Acquired by AMO 2005


Partner: Laureen DeBuono
Coapt Systems, Inc.
2008 – 2010

Acquired by Microaire Surgical

Partner: Laureen DeBuono
Alpha Orthopedics, Inc.
2013 – 2013

Medical devices

Partner: Laureen DeBuono
Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Audit and M&A Committees, 2013 – 2014

(NASDAQ: CADN), specialty pharma. Acquired by Mallinkrodt 2015.

Partner: Laureen DeBuono
Cradle Holdings Group
Audit Committee, 2012 – 2015

Penhaligons and L’Artisan Parfumeur luxury retail brands. Acquired by Puig Barcelona.

Partner: Laureen DeBuono
Plumtree Software
Audit Chair, 2000 – 2005


Partner: Bern Whitney
Fonality, Inc.
2010–2013 Partner: Bern Whitney

Sensorin addresses the requirement for accurate, continuous, remote and sterile determination of pH in process environments. Linda sits on the Board of Directors.

Partner: Linda Rubinstein
EmbraceHer Health, Inc.

EmbraceHer Health is the leader in mobile reproductive health resources. EmbraceHer Health provides women and their families with a lifetime of evidence-based reproductive health education, online access to clinical experts, and the best medical and health products selected by doctors.

Partner: Eric Hall
Digimarc Corporation

Digimarc (NASDAQ: DMRC) is a leading innovator and technology provider of digital watermarking and other content identification technologies. Bern Whitney serves as Chair of the Audit Committee.

Partner: Bern Whitney
Jhana Inc.
Partner: Jeff Kuhn
Translarity, Inc.

Translarity is focused on creating a more cost-effective probe card, platform and technology for the semiconductor test market.

Partner: Jeff Kuhn
EpiBiome, Inc.

EpiBiome is a precision microbiome engineering company whose mission is to surveil bacterial populations and to develop effective and sustainable FDA-approved therapies to combat infectious diseases in humans and in agriculture without the use of shared-class antibiotics. Instead of antibiotics, the company deploys non-GMO, bacteria-specific viruses, abundant in nature and harmless to humans, to address problematic bacteria.

Turtle Beach Corporation
2014 - February 2017

Turtle Beach (NASDAQ: HEAR) is an audio technology company that develops innovative audio products for consumer and commercial markets. Laureen chairs the Compliance and Governance Committee.

Partner: Laureen DeBuono
Pacific Pharmaceutical Services

Pacific Pharmaceutical Services is a cGMP facility providing temperature controlled storage, powder dispensing via an ISO-8 clean room, in-house label printing and clinical trial materials labeling, clinical distribution logistics and CMC advisory services to the pharmaceutical industry, clinical researchers and academic laboratories.

Pan Pacific Bank

Pan Pacific Bank (OTCBB:PPFC) is a Bay Area business bank serving small and mid-sized businesses across the San Francisco Bay Area.

Partner: Eric Hall
Non-Profit Boards
Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business (Advisory Board)
1999-2008 Partner: Kenton Chow
Vascular Cures Foundation
Partner: Eric Hall
Bay Area Mountain Rescue Unit, Inc.
2011 – 2014, 2016-2017 Partner: Cal Hoagland
Big Brothers / Big Sisters of the Peninsula
1988 – 1996
2004 – 2010 Partner: Linda Rubinstein
Impact Bay Area
2004 – 2005 Partner: Linda Rubinstein
That Man May See

That Man May See supports the Department of Ophthalmology and Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), saving and restoring sight for present and future generations. Jonathan Wolter was the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Partner: Jonathan Wolter
2013 – 2016

SVForum is devoted to creating connections and providing education to the Silicon Valley ecosystem of innovators, entrepreneurs, and business professionals participating in emerging technologies. Jeff served on the Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee, where he was chair.

Partner: Jeff Kuhn
Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

RTC’s mission is to advance understanding of the world’s complex marine and estuarine environments through research, education, and outreach, with a focus on San Francisco Bay.

Partner: Skip Smith
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

As America’s foremost festival for contemporary symphonic music, the mission of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music is to re-imagine the orchestral experience–advancing music and developing audiences for the 21st century. We do this by providing living composers and orchestral artists the means they need to create the future of the art form, giving audiences access to the creative process, and providing mentorship and support for the next generation of conductors and composers.

Partner: John Supan
Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management

The Alumni Board is a group of Owen’s most committed alumni. Board members serve the community through promotion of, and support for the school’s strategic priorities and initiatives. Their role is to both strengthen connections within the Alumni community at-large, and to partner with Owen in ensuring the school’s long-term growth and success.

Partner: Eric Hall
Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange
2013 – Present

Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange serves as a peer exchange, educational, and best practices forum for corporate directors in Silicon Valley.

Partner: Jeff Kuhn