Peter Read

Peter Read

Founding Partner

Peter is the former CEO and Chairman of the Board for Grocery Outlet, Inc.

Peter is a current Board Member of Seacology. Peter actively supports and formerly served on the Boards of the San Francisco SPCA, the Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business, the California Shakespeare Theatre, and the Santa Catalina School. Peter and his family established The Otter Cove Foundation, which supports a number of philanthropic causes in the San Francisco Bay Area, such as the Alta Bates Summit Foundation, the Lindsay Wildlife Museum, the Marine Mammal Center, USF and UCSF. Peter is a member of the World Presidents' Organization (WPO).

Peter attended high school and college both in Switzerland and in the United States, and completed his education as an Economics graduate at the University of San Francisco.

Steven Read

Steven Read

Founding Partner

Steven is the former CEO and Chairman of the Board for Grocery Outlet, Inc.

Steven is a current Board Member of the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, OCHO Candy, and the Board of Overseers of UCSF. Steven is a Trustee of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association and the U.S. Olympic Committee. Steven is a past Trustee of the San Francisco Opera, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Duke University, University of San Francisco, the Oakland Museum of California, the Head Royce School, and is a member of the World President’s Organization (WPO).

Steven attended Boarding School in Switzerland, the University of Utah, and obtained his BS/BA in Economics and French from the University of San Francisco.