Silicon Valley Bank Appoints Yvette Butler as Head of Private Bank

Company news  |  June 21, 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif.  –– June 21, 2018 Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors, hired Yvette Butler as its new Head of Private Bank. Butler most recently served as President of Capital One Investing, a division of Capital One Financial. Through its Private Bank, SVB provides personal banking and wealth advisory services to founders, executives and investors in the innovation economy.

“Yvette is a dynamic addition to our team, bringing deep expertise in the investment business and years of leadership experience in strategic development and implementation of investor support tools and models,” said Mike Descheneaux, President of Silicon Valley Bank. “For many years, SVB has focused on the specialized banking needs of entrepreneurs, executives and investors, serving as a trusted partner and advisor. We know Yvette will bring that same client-centered approach to her role at SVB.”

Butler has more than 25 years of experience in financial services. She was previously with Capital One Financial, where she was President of Capital One Investing. She also held senior-level positions at Charles Schwab, E*Trade, Wells Fargo and others. She is a board member of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation and the CFP Advisory Board. She earned her Bachelor of Science in finance and management information systems from the University of Virginia and her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


About Silicon Valley Bank

For 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators.

SVB’s Private Bank offers private banking and wealth management services designed for the specialized financial needs of entrepreneurs, executives and investors behind the world’s most innovative companies. Learn more at

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