Linnea Roberts

Title
Founder & CEO
Company
Gingerbread Capital
Bio
Linnea Roberts is an advisory director to Goldman Sachs, focused on recruiting and mentoring in the Investment Banking Division in the Americas, with a particular focus on women professionals. She joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 2004 and served as co-head of Technology within the global Technology, Media and Telecom Group through 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Linnea was co-head of Lehman Brothers’ Global Technology Group from 2001 to 2004. Before joining Lehman Brothers in 1990, she was assistant controller of OroAmerica from 1987 to 1988 and a senior auditor for Price Waterhouse from 1984 to 1987. Linnea serves on the Advisory Council of The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, the Board of Directors of Valparaiso University, the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the National Board of New Leaders, and the Ambassadors Council of Grassroot Soccer. She also currently serves on the board of Teach For America New York. Linnea earned a B.S. in accounting and computer science from Valparaiso University and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago. She is married to Claremont McKenna College Trustee George Roberts.