Jerome C. Vascellaro is a Partner and the Chief Operating Officer of TPG and Chief Operating Officer of The Rise Fund. Prior to joining TPG in 2006, Jerome was a Senior Director at McKinsey & Company. During his 28 years at McKinsey, he served clients in a range of industries and held various leadership roles. Jerome received a BS degree, studying engineering and economics from Brown University, where he graduated with highest honors, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar. Jerome is a Fellow of the Board of Trustees and Fellows of Brown University. He is also Chairman of the California Academy of Sciences Board of Trustees. He is a former board member of the Echoing Green Foundation that supports exceptional leaders and the organizations that are solving deep-rooted social problems.