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About the Author

Jack Garza is a seasoned finance professional responsible for guiding the bank’s frontier tech sector strategy and leading the Frontier Tech Relationship Management team for Northern California. As Senior Market Manager, Jack leads a team of dedicated experts focused on companies in the deep technology space centered at the convergence of hardware and software.

With nearly two decades of experience, Jack’s journey includes a range of impactful roles across all sectors including coverage of Artificial Intelligence and most recently as the Head of Early Stage Lending Innovation. Jack has catered to a spectrum of early to corporate stage clients delivering on their banking and lending needs across all innovation sectors. Notably, he also assumed the role of senior credit officer orchestrating responsibilities for enterprise software across Northern California, Texas and Canada. His unwavering dedication and multifaceted skills continue to drive success and innovation in the ever-evolving world of tech finance. Jack started his career working for U.S. Bank and City National Bank, supporting both middle market and private bank customers.

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and economics with an honors concentration in financial services from Saint Mary’s College of California. Jack is a proud resident of East Bay where he resides with his family. As a former collegiate tennis player, he enjoys playing an occasional pickup game, hiking with his dog Maisey and cooking his signature Paella with family and friends.