Andrew Klaber (Illinois 2003)
Andrew Klaber is a Partner at Paulson & Company, a multi-strategy investment firm. Since 2002, Andrew has served as the founder, chairman, and chairman emeritus of Even Ground (www.evenground.org), an international non-profit organization that annually provides more than 2,000 children who have been affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty with academic scholarships, basic healthcare, and nutrition in South Africa.
Originally from Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Andrew graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa president from Yale College, where he was a Truman Scholar, Udall Scholar, and First-Team USA Today Academic All- American, and received the David Everett Chantler Award for “best exemplifying the qualities of courage, strength of character, and high moral purpose” and Hadley Prize (valedictorian) at graduation. He earned Masters of Science degrees in Financial Economics and Economic History from Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and holds a JD/MBA from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, where he graduated with Distinction and as the Dean's Award winner.