Sydney “Chip” Farrar is a 2018 graduate of Columbia Business School and the Managing Partner of Blue Run Capital, a private investment firm. Prior to business school, Chip spent three years as an analyst and associate on the hedge fund investment team with Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) after interning on a sales and trading desk through the Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program (VIP). After separating from active-duty service, he spent a year in Washington D.C. as a senior consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, where he focused on public policy analysis. In the Marine Corps, he served as an active-duty infantry officer with 1st Battalion 7th Marines and reserve officer with 4th Reconnaissance Battalion. He deployed on the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit as a Weapons Platoon Commander. Chip holds a BA in history and political science with distinction from the University of Mississippi. He also serves as a member of the Columbia Business School Ambassador’s Program, a Mentor with American Corporate Partners, and on the Advisory Council of the Woodberry Forest School. He resides in Durham with his wife, Emily, and rescue pit-bull terrier, Belle.