Kevin Chessen P’17

Kevin Chessen

Kevin Chessen P’17

San Francisco, CA

Managing Director, BTIG

Kevin earned a BA in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. As co-founder and Managing Director of Business Development at BTIG, a global financial services firm, he actively expands client relationships, cross-sells products and services and handles special situations across both institutional and corporate clients globally. Kevin co-founded BTIG and its predecessor firm Baypoint Trading. He is also a member of BTIG’s Global Operating Committee. Previously, Kevin was Head of Listed Trading at Banc of America Securities between 1997 and 2002. Earlier in his career, he was Head of Asian Equity Trading at Merrill Lynch. Kevin began his career in financial services with S.G. Warburg, based in New York, London and Tokyo. Kevin is also a Principal of Pacific View Asset Management, LLC, and a founding member of Pacific View’s management team. Kevin serves on the Board of The First Tee of San Francisco and was previously Treasurer for the National Center for International Schools’ Committee. His daughter Samantha is a member of the Class of 2017.