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Seeking Alpha in Seeking Alpha - Read, Decide, Invest.,'s Executives And Insiders Jumping Ship Is Alarming

What's worse than insiders selling shares? How about insiders leaving.

I've only been invested in one company where a C-Suite member left abruptly, without explanation, and that was Mark Smith who was the CFO at GEVO, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) from November 2008 to October 3, 2013. When he left, the company was trading at ~$2.50/share and had a market cap north of $100 million. Currently, just 16 months later, the company is an estimated 3-5 months from bankruptcy, trades at $0.12, and has a market cap of ~$13 million. C-Suite members don't just quit or leave jobs - at least I learned this after the…