Dale Kirkland is Manging Director in Silicon Valley Bank’s (“SVB”) Atlanta office. He is responsible for business development & relationship mangement in the southeast, and focuses on technology lending to growth companies. Kirkland joined SVB in 2003 and, since that time, has provided strategic financing to over 275 companies, making over $1.6 Billion in commitments.
He began his career with SunTrust, & has held sales leadership and financial management roles at several telecom companies including MCI, XO Communications and Broadwing Communications. He was also CFO of BroadBand Technologies. At SVB, Kirkland has built partnerships with such notable accounts as CipherTrust, JBoss, iContact, Brightree, eVestment Alliance, The Rainmaker Group, Pardot, Silverpop, EndoChoice, Lancope, Bridge2Solutions, Pindrop, & Prolexic.
Kirkland is on the board of directors of TechBridge, an Atlanta based nonprofit that provides technology support to other nonprofits. He is also an Advisory Board member of the MIT Enterprise Forum, & a Board of Advisors member of Venture Atlanta. Kirkland has been recognized multiple times as one of Georgia's most influential figures in banking and finance by the Atlanta Business Chronicle on their Who's Who list.
Kirkland earned a B.B.A. with a concentration in finance and graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University.
United States, Northern California, Central Coast CA, Southern California, Mid Atlantic, Midwest, New England, New York, Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain, Southeast, Southwest, Central, Texas, International, Europe, Canada, China, Israel
Software, Corporate Finance, Growth Financing, Buyout Financing, Venture Debt, Hardware, SaaS Financing, Mergers And Acquisitions, Healthcare
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