Katie Riester is a Director with SVB Capital. She is responsible for identifying and evaluating private equity and venture capital investments and has over 11 years of experience in analyzing investments. Katie is also a resource to SVB Capital’s Limited Partners and provides information and insight about SVB’s funds before and after investment.
Prior to joining SVB Capital in 2005, Katie was a senior consulting associate/team leader at Cambridge Associates in Boston. She was responsible for performing analysis on alternative assets, including due diligence on private equity funds, assisting with portfolio construction and supporting institutional clients.
Katie graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Colby College. Katie earned her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Katie is a volunteer on the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center’s TALK Line and has provided over 700 hours of counseling to parents in crisis and under stress. Katie also serves on the SVB Foundation board. When she is not working or volunteering, Katie loves hosting dinner parties with her husband.