Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp II
- Registration2021-03-08 Filed S1
- Withdrawn2022-05-24 Merger Withdrawn
- SPAC Ticker
- Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology, Consumer, Media
John K. Delaney has been our Chief Executive Officer and has served as our director since January 2021. Mr. Delaney has also been serving as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: RAAC) since September 2020. Mr. Delaney is a well-known entrepreneur, executive and public policy expert. From 2013 to 2019, Mr. Delaney served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and served on the Financial Services Committee and the Joint Economic Committee. In 2000, he co-founded CapitalSource Inc. (NYSE: CSE), a leading middle market lending business, and from 2000-2011 he served as its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. From 1993 until its sale to Heller Financial in 1999, Mr. Delaney was the co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HealthCare Financial Partners, Inc. (NYSE: HCF), a provider of commercial financing to small and medium-sized healthcare service companies. Mr. Delaney currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Congressional Bancshares, Inc., a banking and lending company. Mr. Delaney received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his juris doctor degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.
We believe that Mr. Delaney’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive experience and track record in deal making and capital markets and his deep understanding of the U.S. regulatory and policy environment.
Stephen M. Case has served as our director since January 2021. Mr. Case has also been serving as a director of Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: RAAC) since September 2020. Mr. Case has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Revolution LLC, an investment firm, since April 2005, as a partner of Revolution Growth II, LP, a growth-stage investment firm, since August 2011, as a partner of Revolution Growth III, LP, a growth-stage investment firm, since June 2015, as a partner of Revolution Ventures II, LP, an early-stage technology investment firm, since July 2013, as a partner of Revolution Ventures III, LP, an early-stage technology investment firm, since November 2018, as a partner of Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, LP, a Revolution early-stage investment firm, since November 2017, as a partner of Rise of the Rest Seed Fund II, LP, a Revolution early stage investment firm, since March 2019, as a partner of Rise of the Rest Real Estate Management Company, Inc. since December 2019, as a director of Sweetgreen, Inc., a food company, since December 2013, as a director of Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. (NYSE: MLP), a land holding and operating company dedicated to agriculture, since December 2008, and as Chairman of Exclusive Resorts LLC, a membership-based luxury real estate company, since November 2004. Mr. Case was a director of Revolution Foods from June 2014 to July 2019, a director of Bloom Energy Corporation from July 2014 to March 2016, a director of BigCommerce Holdings, Inc. from July 2013 to October 2015, a director of Zipcar, Inc. from December 2010 to March 2013, the Chairman of Time Warner, Inc. from January 2001 to May 2003, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of America Online, Inc. from 1995 to January 2001 and was its Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Case is an experienced business leader, whose experience leading other public companies further augments his range of knowledge, providing experience on which he can draw while serving as a member of our board of directors.
We believe Mr. Case’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive experience and track record in entrepreneurship, investment and business development and deep relationships in various industries.
Andrew B. Fremder will serve as our director following the completion of this offering. Since 2007, Mr. Fremder has been serving as a director of Beneficial State Bank, a community development bank based in Oakland, California. From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Fremder was a director of PacWest Bancorp (Nasdaq: PACW). From 1994 to 2003, Mr. Fremder served as the Chief Financial Officer for Farallon Capital Management, LLC, a San Francisco based investment adviser. Prior to that, Mr. Fremder worked at Prudential Home Mortgage in corporate finance and was a senior financial officer at the time of his departure. Previously, Mr. Fremder worked at Deloitte Haskins & Sells in St. Louis, Missouri, and San Francisco, California, where he provided tax consulting services to small businesses and individuals. Mr. Fremder is a co-founder of the East Bay College Fund (which merged with Oakland Promise in 2019), a community-based non-profit organization that provides substantial scholarships, mentoring and other support to Oakland public high school students from low-income families and communities with historically low college attendance rates. Mr. Fremder sits on the board of Cityside, a non-profit organization committed to building community through local journalism, and of Berkeley Music Group, a non-profit organization with a mission to advance the understanding and appreciation of music, culture and education in the San Francisco Bay Area. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration and his Master in Public Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.
We believe Mr. Fremder’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his deep financial expertise and experience.
M. Moina Banerjee will serve as our director following the completion of this offering. Ms. Banerjee has served in various roles at JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) since its formation 2017, starting there as an Executive Vice President, then in 2018 as Executive Vice President, Head of Capital Markets and since January 2021 as the Chief Financial Officer. From 2010 to the time of JBG Smith Properties’ formation in 2017, Ms. Banerjee served at JBG, its predecessor, as a principal in the investments group and on the management committee. Prior to that, Ms. Banerjee worked at the Blackstone Group in New York, focusing primarily on office, hotel and senior living acquisitions. She previously also worked within Citigroup’s Investment Banking Division in New York (NYSE: C). Ms. Banerjee received her Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University and her Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
We believe Ms. Banerjee’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include her experience in investments and finance.
Robert J. Bass will serve as our director following the completion of this offering. Mr. Bass has been a director of Redfin Corporation (Nasdaq: RDFN) since October 2016 and also chairs its audit committee, a director of Groupon, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRPN) since 2012 and also chairs its audit committee, a director of Apex Tool Group since 2014 and also chairs its audit committee, a trustee of Blackstone Secured Lending Fund since 2018 and also chairs its audit committee and a trustee of Blackstone Private Credit Fund since 2020 and also chairs its audit committee. Mr. Bass had previously also served on the boards of NewPage from 2012 to 2014 and Sims Metal Management (OTCQB: SMSMY) from 2013 to 2019. Mr. Bass was a partner at Deloitte & Touche from 1982 to 2012 and served as a vice chairman there from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Bass is a certified public accountant licensed in New York and Connecticut. Mr. Bass received his Bachelor Degree from Emory University and his Master of Business Administration from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
We believe that Mr. Bass’s knowledge of public company financial reporting and accounting obligations and his extensive experience in leading public company audit committees qualifies him to serve on our board of directors.