our team 


Kat Taylor, Co-Founder and Managing Partner

~ Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Beneficial State Bank
~ Founding Director, TomKat Ranch Educational Foundation
~ Board Member, Harvard University Board of Overseers
~ Board Member, Ecotrust
~ Board Member, Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
Board Member, Forager Project
Board Member, Agriculture Sustainability Institute (ASI) at UC Davis
~ Advisory Board, GRID Alternatives National Advisory Committee
~ Harvard BA, Stanford JD/MBA


Dan Skaff, Co-Founder and Managing Partner

~ Co-CEO and President, Beneficial State Bank
~ Founder, Former Managing Partner, Sienna Ventures
~ Trustee, Past Investment Chair, Marin Community Foundation
~ Trustee, Latino Community Foundation
~ Advisory Board, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
~ Advisory Board, Stratis Private Equity Asia
~ Founding Investor, Former Co-Chair, Glu Mobile (Nasdaq GLUU)
~ Harvard BA, Wharton MBA


Catha Groot, Director

~ Business Development and Strategy Director, Personal Capital
~ Co-founder, Farm to Cup
~ Analyst, Rockefeller Group Investment Management
~ Analyst, UBS Investment Bank
~ Princeton BA, Stanford MBA


Ami Naik, Senior Associate

~ Head of Business Intelligence and Strategy & Director of Operations, BloomThat
~ Product Manager, Fairloan Financial
~ Associate, Elevar Equity  
~ Analyst, JPMorgan Investment Bank  
~ Wellesley BA, Wharton MBA
 


Corey Vernon, Associate

~ Analyst, ING Capital Structured Finance
~ Analyst, Appleby Capital
~ McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia BS