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Director for External Relations, Haas and VPUE

Kamba Tshionyi

Kamba joined the Haas Center team in August of 2020. As the Director for External Relations, he oversees the development team and leads fundraising and donor stewardship efforts.

After spending the first three years of his life in Congo, Kamba grew up in Eugene, Oregon. He earned a basketball scholarship to the Farm and was co-captain of the Final Four basketball team, and graduated with a degree in human biology. Following graduation, he served for two years in the Peace Corps in Gabon before earning a master's from the London School of Economics.  

Kamba spent a decade as an executive director in the nonprofit sector with Summer Search, BUILD, and All Stars Helping Kids. He has also worked in financial services as a wealth manager and director for purpose-driven and impact investing at three firms.  

Additionally, Kamba has served on several nonprofit boards, including as the chairman of the 50 Fund, the philanthropic arm of Super Bowl 50, which oversaw the distribution of $13M grants to Bay Area nonprofits—the most donated during any Super Bowl. He was previously on the Haas Center’s National Advisory Board, Stanford's Buck-Cardinal Club board, and served as a board member and treasurer for the Center for Excellence in Nonprofits.  

Kamba is married to Marisa Brutoco (’00, JD ’04), who is an active volunteer and board member at Stanford. They have a middle-school aged son and two young daughters.


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