Bill Mellin lives in San Francisco with his wife, Stephanie, and their three children. Born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Bill attended the University of Michigan, graduating in 1985 with a BA in business administration. He worked in the mergers and acquisitions department of Morgan Stanley in New York City before joining Farallon Capital Management and moving to San Francisco in 1987. He became a managing member in 1994 and retired from Farallon in 2009, his final position being co-head of domestic credit investments.
Bill and Stephanie are active in, and philanthropic supporters of, many Bay Area nonprofit organizations. They are primarily focused on education and on improving opportunities and life outcomes for low-income children. Bill was a founding Board member of the Bay School of San Francisco, currently sits on the Board of Aim High, and serves as Board President of Lick-Wilmerding High School.
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