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David Loo '79

David J. Loo ’79 is a founding principal and co-managing partner of New York’s Hudson Realty Capital, a real estate fund management firm that invests in real estate and mortgage debt. To date, Hudson has acquired and managed more than $3.5 billion of assets through its five private equity funds. Loo’s responsibilities at Hudson include raising capital, strategy, new loan originations, and administration.

Hudson was formed in 2003 from an alliance between SWH Funding Corporation and Newbridge Realty Capital, which Loo co-founded in 2001. Loo was previously with Credit Suisse First Boston, where he established the Portfolio Bids Group and served on the Real Estate Investment Committee. From 1994 to 1996, he was a member of the Praedium Group’s Recovery Fund.

Loo earned his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He and his wife Valerie live in New York City with their two children, where he serves on the President’s Council of Wesleyan University and the board of directors of Civic Builders, which funds and builds facilities for charter schools. He serves as chairman of the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees. 

“When Taylor [Stockdale] suggested that I join the board at Webb, I was a little skeptical, as I am obviously not in any physical proximity to campus,” says Loo. “However, Taylor also mentioned that over 50 percent of Webb’s recent graduating classes are attending colleges in the Northeast. With more and more alumni in this part of the world, it was important to him that the board includes representation from the East Coast. Given that Webb was such a seminal experience for me, I am honored to be able to participate in the stewardship of the school and hopefully give something back to the Webb community.”
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  • The Webb Fund: Give by June 30

    From classroom technology to financial aid, The Webb Fund contributes to many aspects on campus.  Use our secure online giving form at webb.org/giving to make your gift today. The 2017-18 Webb Fund campaign ends on June 30 at 11:59 pm. If you need assistance, please contact The Webb Fund Office at giving@webb.org or call (909) 482-5288. 
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  • Jean E. Miller

    Jean E. Miller In Memoriam

    We learned from Jinx Tong (VWS dean from 1991-1996, and director of residence from 1983-1991) that Jean E. Miller passed away on Tuesday, May 22 at the age of 90 years old.   
     
    Jean was born in Brockton, Massachusetts in 1928. She attended Pembroke College (the coordinate women’s college to Brown University) and graduated with an A.B. in English in 1949. She enjoyed a long and celebrated career as an educator in private schools across the country.
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  • Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale speaks at Webb's annual Head's Reception on May, 19, 2018.

    PHOTOS: Over 50 Attend Annual Head's Reception

    Over 50 people gathered at Head of Schools Taylor and Anne Stockdale's home last month for Webb's annual Head's Reception.
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  • Alan Hau ’04

    Alan Hau ’04 Launches New Business With Philanthropic Mission

    Alan Hau ’04 hopes to make a positive impact on the LGBTI community in Hong Kong with his new business, Wooven.
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  • SendGrid CEO Sameer Dholakia ’91: How a Good Guy Finishes First!

    Self-pride in Silicon Valley is every day, ordinary, embarrassingly understated even. Egomania, some say, a character requirement for success. Really, only the true tyrant can be hailed visionary there. And yet, swimming against such mythical miscalculation is Webb alumnus Sameer Dholakia ’91, CEO of SendGrid. He and the billion-dollar start-up he leads are both kind of a big deal—and for all the right reasons.  
     
    In the June issue of 5280—Denver’s Mile High Magazine, writer Spencer Campbell profiles the man and the company he leads; SendGrid is headquartered in Denver, but also has offices in Menlo Park.
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  • The Webb Fund: Give by June 30

    From classroom technology to financial aid, The Webb Fund contributes to many aspects on campus.  Use our secure online giving form at webb.org/giving to make your gift today. The 2017-18 Webb Fund campaign ends on June 30 at 11:59 pm. If you need assistance, please contact The Webb Fund Office at giving@webb.org or call (909) 482-5288. 
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  • Webb 2018 Commencements in Pictures

    On Saturday, June 2, members of the Class of 2018 were welcomed into the hallowed ranks of Webb alumni. At 10:30 a.m. on Faculty Field, 50 Vivian Webb girls received their diplomas. Entrepreneur and educator Melissa Barnes Dholakia ’87 provided an engaging, memorable commencement address. Barnes Dholakia is a founder of MBD Partners which supports new and existing public K-12 schools in areas of school design, goal setting, monitoring and performance reporting. Her work focuses on increasing opportunities and outcomes for students, especially the educationally underserved.
     
    At 5:00 p.m. on the Alamo Lawn, World-Series ring-bearer Jeff Luhnow ’84 offered his career in Major League Baseball as a parable in perseverance and unbounded thinking to 49 Webb School of California boys. Luhnow is the general manager of the Houston’s Astros; he was previously the vice president of scouting and player development for MLB’s St. Louis Cardinals.
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  • The Webb Schools

    Webb and Hotchkiss were among four leading boarding schools recently recognized for encouraging and fostering independence. Study International based in Europe, an organization that provides independent news and counseling for international students, highlighted Webb in a feature on the virtues of boarding schools.
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