Silicon Valley Bank
Region: Central U.S., Midwest U.S., Rocky Mountain U.S., Pacific Northwest, Southwest U.S.
Bret Turner is a relationship manager in Silicon Valley Bank’s Cleantech Practice and is SVB’s National Petroleum Replacement Expert. In these roles, Turner is mainly focused on project related financings advancing clients from demonstration scale to first commercial. Turner has been with Silicon Valley Bank since 2007 working with emerging and mid-stage technology , life science, and cleantech companies in Colorado. Prior to joining SVB, Turner worked as a research analyst for Sterne, Agee, and Leach with published research reports on exploration and production companies in the oil and gas industry. Prior to that, Turner worked for a private equity firm in New Orleans investing in numerous companies in the oil and gas, shipping, transportation and gaming industries. Turner started his career as a sales trader in Credit Suisse First Boston’s stock lending and prime brokerage practices in London .
Professional security certifications held include Series 7, 86, and 87. Turner earned a bachelor’s degree in business and a master’s in finance from Louisiana State University.