Daniel L. Skaff, Board Chair
Daniel L. Skaff is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Radicle Impact Partners, an early stage venture fund investing in good food, good money and good energy. Dan also serves as Vice Chairman of Beneficial State Bancorp, a triple bottom line banking organization dedicated to building prosperity in local communities with a focus on social justice, environmental resilience and economic sustainability. He is former Co-Chief Executive Officer of both Beneficial State Bank and Albina Community Bank.
In addition to his responsibilities at Radicle Impact and Beneficial State, Dan serves on the board of directors of Radicle portfolio companies Jiko Group and eMint Limited. He also serves as Trustee and on the Executive Committee of the Marin Community Foundation; Trustee and Investment Committee Chair of the Latino Community Foundation; Member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council; Board Member of the Bay Area Council; and Advisory Board Member of Stratis Impact Asia LP.
Previously Dan was Managing Partner of Sienna Ventures, a private equity firm investing in emerging consumer, mobile communications and financial services companies. While at Sienna, Dan sponsored several businesses that grew from early stage to publicly-traded companies or resulted in successful private sales including Glu Mobile, Openwave Systems, Tradepoint Solutions, Motricity, Protocol Communications, Bojangles’ Restaurants and Heidi’s Fine Desserts. Earlier in his career Dan served as Executive Chairman of Pon North America and in the Corporate Finance Departments of Bankers Trust Company and Bank of America.
Dan has also served as Senior Advisor to Fairview Capital’s Darlington Partners public equities fund; as Co-Chairman and lead director of Glu Mobile (Nasdaq GLUU); and as a Director of EBT Digital Communications (LSE AIM) in Shanghai, China. He is a past member of the Harvard College Fund Council and Trustee of the Bay Area Discovery Museum.
Dan received a bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard University, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Wharton Fellow and serves as a guest speaker in Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World and Social Impact Investment Programs.