Rob McKay is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of the Democracy Alliance and President of the McKay Family Foundation, which supports community-based organizations working for long-term social, political, and economic progress. Rob, along with his brother and parents, established the McKay Foundation in January 1992. In recent years, the family foundation has supported efforts to bring health care coverage and a living wage to low-income workers, and it has given grants to groups in California working on issues such as affordable housing, economic development, and voter engagement. Rob is also the managing partner for the McKay Investment Group, which provides venture capital for early-stage technology and consumer product companies. He serves on a number of corporate and non-profit boards, including the Ms. Foundation for Women, Salon Media Group, and Mother Jones magazine. Originally from Orange County, Rob received a B.A. in Political Science from Occidental College in Los Angeles and a Master’s Degree from the University of California at Berkeley in Social and Public Policy.