Saif Hakim, VP

Saif Hakim joined Craft3 in May 2017 and is now a Commercial Lending Team Manager. He is responsible for leading outreach strategy in the Seattle and Puget Sound Region and generating and underwriting new commercial loans that align with Craft3’s strategy. Saif is also a member of the cleantech sector lending team and manages Craft3's relationship with E8, a local cleantech-focused membership organization of private, accredited angel investors. 

Prior to joining Craft3, Saif spent 17 years as a Commercial Banker with various community and regional banks in the Puget Sound area until 2009. At which time he established and operated a media technology company for five years as Co-Founder and CFO.

Saif attended Bellevue College and has since obtained various specialized certifications through higher education institutions during his career. The Seattle area has been his home for over 39 years and he enjoys all the great activities it offers with his wife and two kids including exploring new food spots, cooking, hiking, biking, camping, golf and snowboarding.