Paul A. Levitan

Co-Founder at Galaxy Desserts, Inc.

Paul A. Levitan

Paul A. Levitan

Co-Founder at Galaxy Desserts, Inc.

Biography

A resident of Mill Valley and parent of Jacqueline '16, Jonathan '20, and Joshua, Paul is serving his fifth year on the Board. He was Co-Founder, CEO, and President of Galaxy Desserts. Previously, Paul was a management consultant with Bain & Co.. Paul received a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Stanford University.

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Career Highlights

Galaxy Desserts, Inc.

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2174

Number of Boards

2

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Head of School at Marin Academy

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Dean, Faculty at Marin Academy

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Vice President at Dodge & Cox, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at ShotSpotter, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Swander Pace Capital LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego

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Partner at Hanson Bridgett LLP

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Group Chairman-Silicon Valley & East Bay Chapters at Women Presidents' Organization

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Learning Services Coordinator at Marin Academy

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Paul A. Levitan
Co-Founder at Galaxy Desserts, Inc.
Education

Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. About 2,900 undergraduates—and some 200 graduate students—from around the world pursue their classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding. Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world—that’s what Wesleyan is about.

MBA

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
Co-Founder
1998 - Current

Galaxy Desserts, Inc. creates French-inspired desserts, which are sold through their website and in grocery stores across the United States. The company was founded by Jean-Yves Charon and Paul Levitan in 1998 and is headquartered in Richmond, California.

Consultant
Prior

Bain & Company is an American global management consulting firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, serving as an advisor to many of the world's largest businessess, nonprofit organizations, and governments. Bain has 48 offices in 31 countries and more than 5,500 employees.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

TO CREATE JOBS AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY IN LOWER-INCOME COMMUNITIES

Member, Board of Trustees
Tenure Unconfirmed

Marin Academy asks every individual to think, to question and to create. Its mission invites reflection and demands action, creating a vibrancy that captures attention and imagination. Both in the classroom and outside of it, students strive to make a difference and put their education to work in the world. A great school's power and promise comes from its ability to transform students. At Marin Academy, students are asked to participate in their own transformation. One of the hallmarks of a Marin Academy education is the attention to each individual. The Marin Academy carefully considers the best steps for each student, taking into account who they are and where they want to be. Each year, with more skills, knowledge, and experience, students become the architects of their own education. At the same time, they explore their role and responsibilities as members of a community that values participation and commitment. In their time at Marin Academy, students are activists, scholars, artists and athletes.

Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

Pacific Community Ventures invests in small size companies located in the US, primarily in California. The firm target companies operating in the fields of specialty food products, ethnic products & services, health & wellness, custom, low-capital intensity manufacturing and environmentally-friendly focused products. They invests in MBOs, recapitalizations/restructurings, liquidity for family-owned businesses and growth capital requirements with an investment size of $1 - $4 million and enterprise value of $5 - $50 million.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Former President of United States

$1,000
2004

Former Senator from Massachusetts

$1,000
2003

Former Senator from Connecticut

Investments
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Galaxy Desserts, Inc. creates French-inspired desserts, which are sold through their website and in grocery stores across the United States. The company was founded by Jean-Yves Charon and Paul Levitan in 1998 and is headquartered in Richmond, California.

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