Silicon Valley Bank
Region: Central U.S., Midwest U.S., Rocky Mountain U.S., Pacific Northwest, Southwest U.S.
Bret Turner is a Director in Silicon Valley Bank’s Energy & Resource Innovation Practice. 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 investment research reports in the upstream oil & gas and gaming industries. Prior to that, Turner worked for a private equity firm in New Orleans leading investment 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.