NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: Tremblant Capital Group
FUNDING AREAS: Education & Youth, Health & Human Services, Athletics
OVERVIEW: Brett and Meaghan Barakett conduct their philanthropy through the Brett Barakett Foundation, which gave away around $453,000 in a recent year. Grantmaking areas include education and academic scholarship.
BACKGROUND: A Canadian citizen, Brett Barakett has an HBA from Ivey Business School at Western University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Barakett worked at Moore Capital Management and Salomon Brothers. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Tremblant Capital Group, a global alternative asset management firm focused on public equity investments.
EDUCATION & YOUTH: The Baraketts have supported Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich, Ivey Business School, Lower Canada College, Harvard Business School, New York University, Greenwich Academy, Khan Academy, and Teach for America. Support has gone to One Girl Inc., which "seeks to advance the plight of women at home and abroad by developing its members into social conscious change agents through leadership training, community service, and transformative work using yoga and meditation techniques." Meaghan, a former Miss New York USA, founded One Girl and serves as executive director.
LOOKING FORWARD: Barakett is still very much engaged in business. His giving may expand in the coming years.
The Brett Barakett Foundation
767 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10153