Board Chair / Board
Jeff Alvord is Managing Director of The Omidyar Group (TOG), a diverse collection of companies, organizations and initiatives all united by a common desire to catalyze social impact. Jeff oversees financial management, ensuring a predictable flow of resources to TOG entities. He serves on several boards across TOG where he brings global business and general management experience rooted in design, product development and systems engineering.
Jeff is also the Managing Director of Comprehensive Financial Management (CFM), one of the nation’s premier multi-family offices. He is an advisor and agent for the Omidyar family. Prior to joining CFM in 2007, he held executive-level and technical positions at Apple, Loral, REMEC, and Westinghouse Electric. With an entrepreneurial spirit and interest in finding new solutions for old problems, Jeff co-founded Fireclay Tile, a custom design and manufacturing company, in 1986. He was also one of the founding parents of the Discovery Charter School, which launched in 2006.
Jeff has a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California. His dedicated approach, combined with a passion for collaboration and iteration, supports The Omidyar Group’s work to contribute to positive outcomes for complex issues facing our world.