Conan Barker, Vice President

Board Member since 2022

Conan has over 30 years of experience in corporate strategy, private equity, banking/finance, and management of large corporate enterprises. Since 1998 he has served as Co-President and 25% owner of Velocity Vehicle Group, a privately owned group of companies that serve the truck, bus, and capital equipment finance markets with almost 100 locations in the Southwestern and Southeastern US markets, in Mexico, and throughout Australia. Barker is also a board member and 50% owner of Velocity SBA, one of 14 non-bank small business lending companies in the United States licensed to originate loans under the Small Business Administration’s 7(a) program. He has collected fine minerals since 2006, with nearly 1,000 specimens in his private collection, focused on display-sized worldwide aesthetic and historical specimens.

Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals
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