Meet The Founder

Updated: Aug 11

Yvette Butler

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Yvette Butler's mission is simple: close the generational wealth gap. Yvette brings

more than 35 years of experience working with the tech industry’s top innovators and

investors seeking to build wealth through alternative and concentrated personal

investments. Prior to founding Impart Media, a fintech media startup and parent brand

to Hive Wealth, Yvette served as the President of SVB Private Banking & Wealth

Management. She also served as President of Capital One Investing, the first large

bank to build its own robo-advisor digital platform; Managing Director for Wells Fargo

Advisors; Head of Investor Marketing for E*TRADE; and in various positions at Merrill

Lynch, McKinsey & Company, and Charles Schwab.

While pursuing fintech as her vocation, Yvette also committed her avocation to helping

others build wealth. She serves as board member of Voya Financial; Advisory Board

Member of Hillcrest Finance, LLC; and as a member of the Executive Leadership

Council, which advances the role and contributions of current and next-generation black

corporate leaders and philanthropists. She has also served on the University of Virginia

Ridley Scholarship board. Now, Yvette combines her vocation and avocation as CEO

and founder of Hive Wealth.

In addition to her passion for banking, Yvette is a champion for women and leadership

development. Yvette was named in The Washingtonian’s prestigious list of the Most

Powerful Women in Washington in 2017, Savoy’s 100 Most Influential Black Executives

in 2020, and Savoy's Most Influential Black Board Directors in 2021. Yvette holds an

M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.S. in finance and management information

systems from the University of Virginia