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Craig Caukin

Managing Director

SVB Capital

Professional Summary

Craig Caukin is a senior managing director at SVB Capital, responsible for the debt strategy that is involved in the firm’s credit decisions.

Prior to joining SVB Capital, Craig helped manage the venture debt and life sciences innovation funds for WestRiver Group (WRG). Before WRG, Craig operated NonPrime Resource Management (NPRM), a consulting firm in the venture debt and subprime auto industries, and served as a managing director of Pearl Street Capital Group (PSCG). Craig has structured venture debt credit facilities totaling $300 million for Horizon Technology Finance, Velocity Financial Group and PSCG. Before establishing NPRM, Craig was an executive vice president and member of the board of Monaco Finance, Inc., once a publicly held subprime auto finance company, where he was responsible for credit policy, risk management and securitizations. Prior to joining Monaco, he held loan officer positions at Guaranty Bank and Old Kent Bank (now Fifth Third Bank).

Craig holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and business administration from Alma College and holds a Series 65 securities license.