Corporate Governance - Biography
|Mary J. Dent|
CEO, Green Dot Bank
Mrs. Dent has served as Green Dot Bank’s CEO since August 2016. Prior to that, Mary was General Counsel from Insikt. Mary is the founder of dcIQ, a consulting firm that helps empower entrepreneurs by providing insight into public policy issues affecting their businesses. Before forming dcIQ in August 2013, Mary served as Vice President of Public Policy of Silicon Valley Bank, (since April 2013) and as General Counsel of the SVB Financial Group, the bank holding company of Silicon Valley Bank (from May 2006 to April 2013). Prior to that, Ms. Dent served as General and Special Counsel of New Skies Satellites (from 2000 to 2006). Mary's work with SVB and New Skies built her experience in Washington, D.C., where she worked on the staff of Senator Edward M. Kennedy and as an attorney with Goldberg, Godles, Wiener & Wright, advising companies on spectrum policy and other issues before the Federal Communications Commission. Ms. Dent holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.