Mason Myers's Background
Mason Myers's Experience
President (Owner-Manager) at National Holistic Institute
2003 - 2009 | Emeryville, CA
National Holistic Institute is the leading college of massage therapy in the United States. The school was founded in 1979 and was the first massage therapy school accredited in California and one of the first in the world. It’s faculty and staff have won numerous awards and recognitions, and it has been a leader in massage education for decades. The college currently has seven campuses in California.
Investor at Zipcar
2002 - 2002 | Cambridge, MA
Used MBA student loan money to invest in Zipcar. Zipcar goes public in 2011.
Executive Vice President at Student Advantage
1997 - 2000 | Boston, MA
Venture financing from Greylock, IPO, many acquisitions, stock price from $8 to $30, managed a portfolio of acquired companies (Executive Vice President of University Services and Operations)
Entrepreneur / Founder at Main Quad, Inc.
1995 - 1997 | San Francisco Bay Area
Main Quad was a start-up and one of the first online communities for college students. It later merged with Student Advantage. Mission statement: “To connect college students to each other, themselves, and the world.” Remind you of anything?
Project Manager at Smart Valley
1994 - 1995 | San Francisco Bay Area
A non-profit implementing Internet projects in Silicon Valley.
Independent Contractor at MFS Communications Company, Inc.
1994 - 1994 | Omaha, NE
I wrote an unpublished book about MFS and the changing telecom industry titled At the Speed of Light. In writing the book, I worked directly with Jim Crowe and the executive team of MFS to document the history of the company. MFS was eventually sold to WorldCom for around $12 billion. The MFS executive team is now utilizing their knowledge to create Level 3 Communications.
Independent Journalist at Various Publications and Newspapers
1993 - 1994 | Omaha, NE
Reporter and writer for the Boise Idaho-Statesman, Midlands Business Journal, Raleigh News and Observer, and New York Times.
General Partner at Greybull Stewardship
2010 - Present | San Francisco Bay Area
Mason Myers leads Greybull Stewardship and he is responsible for all investment decisions. Mason founded Greybull Stewardship in 2010 as a business owner looking to build a portfolio of outstanding businesses and provide them a stable, long-term, and supportive owner. I remain co-owner of National Holistic Institute.
Mason Myers's Education
Harvard Business School
2000 – 2002
Masters Business Administration
Concentration: Business Administration
1989 – 1993
Bachelor of Arts cum laude
Concentration: Public Policy
Mason Myers's Interests & Activities
Travel, Reading, Bicycling, the Outdoors. --- Volunteer Consultant, Golden Gate National Parks Consultancy --- Chairman, Emeryville Chamber of Commerce (2009 - 2011) --- President, CAPPS - California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (2010 - 2011)