Silicon Valley Bank
Region: Northern California, Central Coast CA, Southern California
Mobile Phone: 650-400-0072
Nina Labatt is a senior relationship manager with Silicon Valley Bank’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Services group. In this role, she is responsible for managing SVB’s relationships with venture capital and private equity firms, for providing specialized banking services and debt financing for these firms, and for being the single point of contact to help them access other areas of SVB.
Labatt brings nearly 11 years of experience as CFO to various venture capital firms. Prior to joining SVB, Labatt was most recently CFO for Health Evolution Partners. Before joining Health Evolution Partners, she was CFO for Labrador Ventures and was Managing Director, CFO and COO at Saints Ventures. In these roles, she was responsible for the firms’ financial, operational and administrative functions.
Labatt began her financial services career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where she spent a half dozen years in the Investment Banking Division in New York, and then at Montgomery Securities in San Francisco. Labatt also has senior operations management experience including serving as Director of Operations for PeoplePC, which went public while she was there.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in economics with honors and a master’s degree in international policy studies from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Labatt is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of the VCBC, the industry group for venture capital finance professionals.
My favorite things in life are Sofia (age 7), Rex (age 3), and Rob. In my copious free time (note sarcasm here), in no particular order I enjoy driving fast sports cars, running, going to the symphony, skiing, environmental conservation, road biking, reading historical fiction particularly in the mystery vein, playing tennis, creative writing, body surfing, modern art, learning to golf, fine dining, yoga, hiking. If I can travel to an interesting place to do any of the above, even better!