James Hale co-founded FTV Capital, which manages over $1.7 billion in growth equity funds, in 1998 and has three decades of management experience in private equity investing and commercial and investment banking. Mr. Hale recently served as Chairman of Official Payments Holdings, Inc. during its acquisition by ACI Worldwide, a leading international provider of electronic payment systems, in 2013. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Bank of Marin, a leading independent commercial and retail bank in northern California, and Loyal3, a platform which offers publicly traded stock directly to consumers. Mr. Hale previously served on the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association, Duke University Management Company, and the Investment Committee of University of California Berkeley Foundation. Mr. Hale received a BS from the University of California at Berkeley, an MBA from Harvard University and is a Certified Public Accountant.