Tom Unterman founded Rustic Canyon Partners in 1999. Prior to forming Rustic Canyon Partners, Tom was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Times Mirror Company. At Times Mirror, he led the acquisition and divestiture activity and oversaw the investment program. Prior to joining Times Mirror, Tom was one of California’s leading corporate attorneys, practicing first with Orrick, Herrington from 1969 to 1986 and then with Morrison & Foerster from 1986 to 1992. Tom serves actively on the boards of the California Community Foundation, UCLA Technology Development Corp, MOCA (life Trustee), The Advancement Project and Youth Policy Institute. He is a board member of Blackline System and Praedicat. He is also a Trustee of the California State Teachers Retirement System. Tom earned a BA from Princeton University and a JD from the University of Chicago.