Investment Board Member
Mike Stodden is on the Investment Board of Moneta Ventures Fund II. Mike is a Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Buzz Oates Group of Companies. He is responsible for Buzz Oates Construction, Inc., Financial Services, and Estate, Income and Foundation Tax Planning. His tenacity and vision for continuing the Marvin L. Oates legacy is exemplified through the deployment of the estate planning vehicle, Graegin loan, positioning the family‐owned organization for sustainable growth well into the future. Mr. Stodden is the Chairman of the Board of Five Star Bank and instrumental in its formation and continues to be a driving force behind its success. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services, and Valley Farm Transport. Recently, Mr. Stodden served as Chairman of the Board of the Northern California Chapter of Make‐A‐Wish and was also a member of the Board of Directors of El Macero Country Club. Prior to joining The Buzz Oates Group of Companies, Mr. Stodden served as the Tax Director for Foundation Health Systems. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Tax Manager with Ernst & Young LLP.