Credit Risk Officer
Silicon Valley Bank
Tim Hardin is the SVB Global division risk manager for Silicon Valley Bank, a member company of SVB Financial Group. He has primary responsibility for the loan approval and risk management for SVB’s global market activities in offices in China, India, Israel and the UK. Hardin is also responsible for risk management in the U.S. bank’s clean tech and premium wine groups.
Hardin first joined Silicon Valley Bank in 1995 and his previous management roles have included overall responsibility for the bank’s Northwest division (offices in Seattle, Portland, Denver, Chicago and Minneapolis), commercial finance division and SVB Capital. Prior to joining Silicon Valley Bank, he served roles as a technology lender, investor relations and an economist for U.S. Bancorp beginning in 1987.
Hardin earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Oregon, where he now sits on the alumni association board, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.