Category: Professionals

David Liu, CPA

Mr. Liu joined The Column Group in 2022. Mr. Liu is responsible for fund coordination and financial reporting for the TCG funds and its GP and management company entities. Previously, Mr. Liu was an assistant controller at Stockbridge Capital. Prior to that, Mr. Liu was a Senior Manager at KPMG where he managed and supervised …

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Shannon Stone, PHD

Dr. Stone joined The Column Group in 2022 to assist the firm’s portfolio companies in recruiting their scientific teams. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Stone built out the team and labs as Head of People and Operations for BridgeBioX, the early discovery arm of BridgeBio. Dr. Stone worked in talent and operations at Verge …

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Kristen Steele Hunter

Ms. Hunter joined The Column Group in 2021. Ms. Hunter works with newly formed TCG portfolio companies to establish and maintain their day-to-day accounting operations and processes to ensure long-term success. Most recently, Ms. Hunter was the Manager of FP&A at ESCAPE Bio, leading teams through the multi-year cross-functional budgeting efforts. She also spent years …

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Karina Tin

Karina Tin

Ms. Tin joined The Column Group in 2015.  Ms. Tin manages the creation and implementation of internal and external multi-media communications and coordinates technology and related services vital to day-to-day operations. She also assists in the facilitation and execution of administrative responsibilities throughout the firm and provides day-to-day staff support in company operations. Previously, Ms. …

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Carla Daniel

Carla Daniel

Ms. Daniel joined The Column Group in 2015 and assists the firm’s portfolio companies in recruiting their scientific teams.  After completing her Master’s Degree in Biology at UC Santa Cruz, Ms. Daniel joined the Immunology group at Tularik. She later became a Human Resources Manager and helped to build Tularik’s scientific team. After Tularik she …

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James Evangelista

James Evangelista

Mr. Evangelista joined The Column Group in 2012 and has almost two decades of venture capital industry experience. Previously, he was with Three Arch Partners, and prior to that, Lightspeed Venture Partners. He began his career working for several large money management firms including Fisher Investments and Barclays Global Investors. Mr. Evangelista is a Certified …

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Susan Murakami

Susan Murakami

Ms. Murakami joined The Column Group in 2008.  She has worked in the financial industry for over thirty years with the last twenty years focused in venture capital.  Most recently, she managed the state-side office of a Chinese venture capital firm in San Francisco and prior to that was Controller at a consulting firm in …

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