Mark A. Finser

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In January 2009 "The Board of Directors of New Resource Bank (OTCBB:NWBN) today announced the election of Mark A. Finser as chairman of the board of the commercial bank which specializes in serving the needs of green entrepreneurs and sustainable businesses.

"Mr. Finser is a founding organizer of New Resource Bank and was a founding member of its board. He is also chairman of RSF Social Finance and General Partner of TBL Capital, both innovative organizations in social finance.

"Mark has been a pioneer and leader in social finance since 1984," said bank vice chairman and founder Peter Liu. "He brings a solid background in management, and his thoughtful leadership will help us continue to grow upon our successes."

"Mr. Finser replaces Daniel Yohannes, who stepped down from the board on December 19, 2008, to accept another job." [1]

"Mark Finser was a founding member of the group that revitalized RSF in 1984. As President & CEO of RSF, Mark grew the organization’s assets to over $120M by 2007, when he transitioned to his current role as Chair of the Board of RSF. Mark brings communities of philanthropists and socially responsible investors together to further RSF’s mission: to transform the way we work with money.

"Mark is a sought-after speaker in the U.S. and abroad on all aspects of the emerging social-finance arena. He is an active member of the social finance community, serving as a founding board member and now Chairman of New Resource Bank. He was also a member of the founding board of B Lab.

"Mark is an advisor to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE). He also serves as an Advisor to PCGA which now manages TBL Capital, the company he founded. His interests include biodynamic agriculture, integrative medicine, and meditation. He lives in Mill Valley, California, with his wife, Heidi, and their two children, Benjamin and Yohanna."[2]

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  1. Business Leader Mark A. Finser Elected Chairman of New Resource Bank in San Francisco, reuters, accessed October 16, 2009.
  2. RSF Mark A. Finser, organizational web page, accessed September 4, 2012.
  3. Marion Institute Board, organizational web page, accessed February 12, 2013.