BAOKY VU has lived in Atlanta for 40+ years. In 1975, his family left Saigon prior to the collapse of South Vietnam to Communist North Vietnamese forces. After spending a brief time in the U.S., the family moved to Sydney, Australia, for 2 years. The family eventually resettled in the United States in 1977.
Currently, Baoky is a principal of Silverberry Capital, an investment and strategic advisory firm. From 1996 through 2008, he had served in various capacities, including director of research and portfolio manager, for a buy-side investment firm. With degrees from Georgia Tech (BS’90) and Georgetown University (MBA’95), his affiliations include: Governor’s 4th Congressional District Board member of the Technical College System of Georgia, Leadership Georgia (Class of 2008), and Vice-Chair of DeKalb County Board of Voter Registration and Elections.
He served on George W. Bush’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders from 2001-04. An active participant in the political process, Baoky briefly was a Presidential Elector nominee to the Electoral College in 2016. Baoky’s wife was Deputy General Counsel to then-Georgia’s Secretary of State Brian Kemp from 2011-2016.