Sonder Board Member since: 2021
From April 1988 to January 2009, Ms. Sears served in a variety of positions at Banc of America Securities, an investment bank, including most recently as the Managing Director, Western Region Head in the Real Estate, Gaming & Lodging Investment Banking Group. She concurrently served as the San Francisco Market President for Bank of America, a financial services company. Prior to this, Ms. Sears was a Real Estate Economist at both Chemical Bank and Citicorp. She serves on the board of directors at Invitation Homes Inc., a single-family home rental business. Ms. Sears previously served on the board of Essex Property Trust Inc., a multi-family real estate investment trust, BioMed Realty Trust, a life sciences real estate investment trust sold to Blackstone Real Estate, and several non-profit organizations and private companies, including The Swig Company, an owner of office buildings in New York and California. Ms. Sears holds a B.A. in both Economics and Marketing from the University of Delaware.