Hank Skade is the founder and Manager of Tiburon Ventures. He has 30 years experience in real estate development and investment, including the design, entitlement and development of projects in the Coachella Valley of Southern California, the Wine Country of Northern California, and the Silicon Forest corridor of Portland, Oregon.

Hank has a long history of involvement with environmental organizations and has served on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco BayKeeper, the Board of Trustees of the Denali Foundation in Denali National Park, the Advisory Council of the Headlands Institute in Golden Gate National Park, and the Steering Committee of the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival. He is a long-time member of the Board of Visitors of Lewis and Clark Law School, and has worked with the Northwest Environmental Defense Center and the Natural Resources Law Institute, all in Portland. In addition, he is a member of The Explorers Club, American Alpine Club, California Association of Winegrape Growers, and American Sustainable Business Council.

Hank received his B.S. from the University of Oregon, where he also did graduate work in Environmental Studies. He received his J.D. degree from Lewis and Clark Law School, and completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.