Of 12 SVB Board Members, One Had Experience and He Just Got On the Board!

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On Tuesday, the New York Post reported that of the 12 members of SVB’s board of directors, all but one were fundraisers for Democrat presidents. One was even an Improv performer. Only one had banking experience, and he only got on the board last September.

The Justice Department will investigate, but it’s Biden’s DOJ, and these are Biden mega-donors. The SEC is also looking into it.

One Hillary Clinton mega-donor, who lives near Nancy Pelosi, went to a Shinto shrine after Donald Trump won the White House to pray for the country with him in charge.

One person, Elizabeth Busy Burr, worked for Rite-Aid as an interim CEO, and she does improv.

Another worked for Barack Obama until her career failed. A third donates to all Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi. As we said, one is an improv performer.

Only one independent director is under 60, while the oldest is 78. There are seven men and five women. The executives are all white. The Board has one token black man. If he’s gay or trans, you could count him twice.

Jan 31, 2020 Santa Clara / CA / USA – Silicon Valley Bank headquarters and branch; Silicon Valley Bank, a subsidiary of SVB Financial Group, is a U.S.-based high-tech commercial bank

SVB Financial Group, the bank’s parent company, appointed Tom King, former CEO of investment banking at Barclays, to its board IN SEPTEMBER.

Eleven are Democrats and Democrat fundraisers with no banking experience.

The most politically connected independent director is Mary J. Miller.  The 67-year-old was Obama’s undersecretary for domestic finance at the Treasury Department from March 2012 to September 2014.

In her role, she implemented the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation that set the regulatory framework in which SVB operates — meaning she would have expert insight into the thinking of regulators dealing with the now-shuttered bank.

“Everyone knew it was the go-to bank for woke CEOs,” one source told the New York Post. “They knew they were aligned politically. The companies SVB loaned money to all had a woke agenda.”

King was the only banker, and he was appointed last September.

The report alleges that most of the SVB board lacked actual banking expertise, except for Tom King –  a factor likely to be part of the Justice Department’s probe into the bank’s collapse.


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Peter B. Prange
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Peter B. Prange
11 months ago

Even if one holds one’s nose, the stench of political corruption is overwhelming.

These people have no respect for the cultural institutions that have helped make this country great. Whether it is banks, hospitals, Charities or others, this just see opportunity to enrich themselves and destroy the basics of our culture that made America great, such as the nuclear family.
It is only parasites and cancers that eat out the inside of the hosts so they kill the host that feeds them.

GuvGeek
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GuvGeek
11 months ago

In the real world the Board Members would be in jail for incompetence.

Papa
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Papa
11 months ago

Typical Communist mentality; only *hire* Comrades!

John Vieira
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John Vieira
11 months ago

Once you hire ‘right’it is A-OK…what a crowd of clowns…