Public Figure Profiles

Craig Berkman

Craig L. Berkman is an American venture capitalist and a Republican politician in the U.S. state of Oregon. He was known as a major donor in national Republican circles. He chaired the Oregon Republican Party in the early 1990s, opposing the far right Oregon Citizens Alliance. He ran for chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1993 and for Governor of Oregon in 1996, losing the former race to Haley Barbour and the latter to Denny Smith in the primary election.Berkman served as Oregon's state Republican Party chairman from 1989 to 1993 and ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for Governor of Oregon in 1994.He was arrested in March 2013 in the Tampa, Florida suburb of Odessa, where he has a $3.94 million home, on charges of selling pre-IPO shares of Facebook.In June 2013, Berkman pleaded guilty to securities and wire fraud at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan. On December 16, 2013, he was sentenced to 6 years in prison, and will be required to repay $8.4 million to investors.

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Some of their strengths

Craig Berkman has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Bold, Energetic, Confident, Extroverted, Intelligent, Intuitive, and Adventurous.

Bold and Confident

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Craig Berkman is someone who is a bold, confident, energetic, and optimistic person, who is able to combine personal warmth and charisma with intelligence. A person who sees life as a journey not a destination.

Adventurous and Free

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Craig Berkman well know them as someone who can be talented, wayward and free, like a big river or the ocean.

Ambitious and Forceful

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Craig Berkman as someone who is ambitious, hard-working, determined, and intelligent.

A person who has a knack for identifying opportunities, has amazing concentration and focus, who can work independently, who likes starting new things, and who is somewhat of an intellectual.

Wise and Deep

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Craig Berkman is someone who tends to have an internal innate wisdom, and who people tend to see as an "old soul".

They are also someone who is curious, dynamic, and positive, and who enjoys inspiring and communicating with other people.

Creative and Leadership-oriented

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Craig Berkman tends to be someone who is a natural leader, with determination, motivational powers, and who takes obligations seriously. Who has charisma, a sense of humor, and who tends to attract attention.

Some of Craig Berkman's challenges

While Craig Berkman has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Craig Berkman can be Arrogant, Status-seeking, Short-tempered, Impulsive, Careless, Relentless, and Inflexible.

Arrogant and Status-seeking

One of Craig Berkman's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as arrogant and status-seeking.

Craig Berkman must also exercise caution as they can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Relentless and Inflexible

Craig Berkman is someone who can be relentless, obsessive, and inflexible, who can be confrontational with work colleagues, can have difficulty communicating feelings and be somewhat reclusive, and who can be self-destructive, overindulgent, and extravagant.

Domineering and Stubborn

Finally, Craig Berkman also can be too rebellious, not respond to criticism well, and be too emotional and extreme about things.

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