Jeffery C. Garvey

Jeff Garvey Livestrong Board Member
Executive Committee Member and Founding Chair

Jeff Garvey is the founding chairman and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Livestrong Foundation. Jeff is a pioneering venture capitalist, nationally recognized philanthropist and active contributor in the Austin community.

Jeff is the co-founder of Austin Ventures, one of the largest and most active venture capital firms in the U.S. From 1979-1999, he served as the firm’s first investment professional and a general partner and leader of the company through its first six investment funds. Previously, from 1971-1979, Jeff held several senior lending and management positions at PNC Bank, in both Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

The organizations in which Jeff has served as board member, adviser or donor over the years include KLRU Public Television, The Center For Childhood Protection, The First Tee of Greater Austin, Helping Hand Home, Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Settlement Home for Children, The Association for Professional Fundraisers, Gladney Home For Adoption, West Austin Youth Association, St. Andrews Episcopal School, Deerfield Academy and St. Edward’s University.