Kristen Parsons joined Silicon Valley Bank in 2008 and is currently a Managing Director with the Private Equity Services Group in the Chicago office. She is responsible for leadership, management and development of client relationships with private equity and venture capital firms in Chicago and the Midwest.
Prior to this role, she led the Midwest growth banking team overseeing client relationships in both the technology and life science sectors. Before joining SVB in 2008, Kristen helped build Citibank’s Midwest Mid-Corporate banking practice where she was responsible for acquiring new relationships with a global footprint. She began her career as an intern at LaSalle Bank and continued with ABN Amro’s formal credit training program before joining the Middle Market commercial banking team.
Kristen has a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and resides in Chicago.
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