Gilles Gade

Gilles Gade
Trustee
Biography

Gilles Gade is a founder of Cross River Bank (CRB) and has served as its Chairman, President and CEO since its inception in 2008.
Mr. Gade leads CRB as an innovation-driven state-chartered bank and a provider of fully compliant financial solutions to the marketplace lending and payments sectors.
Mr. Gade possesses over 20 years of experience in investment banking and venture capital including: Co-Founder and Managing Director of Chela Technology Partners and Chela Internet Ventures, a boutique investment bank and venture fund focusing on emerging technologies and telecommunications; technology investment banker at Barclays Capital; and FIG investment banker at Bear Stearns.