As Central US Division Manager for Silicon Valley Bank, Scott Bergquist oversees all business development and client relationship activities in the Northwest, Southwest and Midwest. From commercial banking offices in Austin, Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City and Seattle, teams manage in excess of 2,000 discrete relationships and over $1B in committed capital.
Bergquist joined Silicon Valley Bank in 2000 as a senior vice president and senior relationship manager based in the Seattle office, where he managed a local portfolio of technology clients. In his tenure at Silicon Valley Bank, Bergquist has specialized in unique financing solutions for high-growth technology and life science companies. During his 23-year commercial banking career, he has been active in the local technology community and held positions at Seafirst Bank in Seattle and Bank of America.
Bergquist earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in finance from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado. Currently residing in Boulder, he enjoys the outdoors year-round with his wife and three children, and is honored to serve as Board President of Emergency Family Assistance Association.