ABOUT

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

STEVEN J. GUTTMAN CHAIRMAN

Steven Guttman is Founder and Chairman of UOVO Fine Art Storage and is an industry veteran with over 40 years of real estate development experience. Previous to UOVO, Mr. Guttman founded and is also Chairman of Storage Deluxe Management Company (SDMC), of which he is the main investor. Mr. Guttman had a 30-year career with Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE), where he served as Chairman and CEO. During this period, Federal Realty’s real estate assets grew from $40 million to over $2.3 billion. He previously served as a Director of several banks, as a member of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center Advisory Board of The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, as a guest lecturer at MIT, as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Advisors of The George Washington University Law School, and as a member of the Board of Regents of Mercersburg Academy.

Together with his wife, Kathy, Guttman is an avid art collector, is a member of the Chairman’s Council of the Whitney Museum, is Chairman of the Centre Pompidou Foundation, and served on the Board of Directors of the Miami Art Museum. In 2016 Guttman was named Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by France's government, the nation's highest honor, for his contributions to France through his philanthropic work with the Centre Pompidou Foundation.

ANN COLGIN

Ann Colgin founded Colgin Cellars in 1992 with a vision of making the finest wines possible from exceptional hillside vineyards in the St. Helena area of Napa Valley and has since forged a world-renowned reputation for California’s small production, hand-crafted red wines.

Ann completed her M.A. at New York University, and was subsequently President of Fairchilds Fine Art, Inc. She serves as a consultant to Sotheby’s Wine Department and helped to develop many successful charity wine auctions in the US. To date, Ann’s donations of rare verticals and large format bottles of Colgin wines to carefully chosen charities dedicated to health care, community services and the arts have raised over $9 million.

She is a member of the Executive Committee of LACMA’s Board of Trustees and the Chair of the popular Collectors Committee Weekend which plays an essential role in acquiring significant works of art for LACMA.

She shares her verve and zest for life with her husband, Joe Wender. The two also have an ownership interest in Camille Giroud in Burgundy.

She was a founding vintner and auctioneer of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, helping to bring in more than $100 million for at-risk and underprivileged children in just 12 years. She is a member of the Women Presidents’ Organization and she recently received The Golden Plate Award from The Academy of Achievement.

WILLIAM S. FISHER

William is a fourth-generation San Franciscan. He is currently Vice Chair of the Board of the Exploratorium and also serves as the Chair of the board for the San Francisco Playfields Initiative. Additionally, he serves on the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Advisory Council and sits on the Princeton University Art Museum Advisory Council.

In 2001, he founded, and is currently managing partner, of the London-based private equity firm Manzanita Capital. Manzanita Capital invests in International entrepreneurs and emerging companies, which include SpaceNK and Diptyque.

Bill and his wife Sakurako live in San Francisco and are avid art collectors whose focus has been 19th century photography, contemporary art and outdoor/indoor sculpture.

  • EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Ann Barry Colgin
  • William Fisher
  • Steven J. Guttman
  • OFFICERS
  • Steven J. Guttman, Chairman
  • Eliza Osborne, Secretary
  • John Diemer, Treasurer
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  • Suzanne Deal Booth
  • Ann Barry Colgin
  • Joan Davidson
  • John Diemer
  • William S. Fisher
  • Lynda Greig
  • Steven J. Guttman
  • Steve Strandberg
  • Lois Weinroth
  • EX-OFFICIO DIRECTORS
  • Bernard Blistène,
  • Director, Centre Pompidou
  • Serge Lasvignes,
  • President, Centre Pompidou
  • HONORARY DIRECTORS
  • Alfred Pacquement
  • Judith Pillsbury
  • Bruno Racine
  • Alain Seban
  • ACQUISITIONS COMMITTEE
  • Suzanne Deal Booth, Co-Chairman
  • Joan Davidson
  • Lynda Greig