Silicon Valley Bank's Geir Hansen to Speak at Maveron's CFO Forum January 18

Company news  |  January 18, 2001

Seattle, WA -- January 18, 2001 -- Geir Hansen, vice president and relationship manager of Silicon Valley Bank's Seattle regional office, will be a panelist at Maveron's CFO Forum on Thursday, January 18, 2001, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Maveron headquarters at 505 Union Station in Seattle, Washington.

Hansen will be speaking as part of a discussion called "Current Accounting Environment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Financing." Other panelists include Andy Read, Mike Reeves and Pete Shimer of Deloitte & Touche; and Scott Gelband of Perkins Cole. The discussion will last for one hour.

The forum is one of four that Maveron hosts each year to increase the knowledge and synergies of its portfolio companies. Silicon Valley Bank was chosen as a participant in the event because of the Bank's relevance to Maveron's companies and its understanding of their needs.

Hansen has been with Silicon Valley Bank since 1996 and has been in the commercial banking industry for the past seven years. Prior to beginning his banking career, Hansen spent five years as securities analyst. He will be available for media interviews prior to and immediately following his participation on the panel.

Silicon Valley Bank serves emerging growth and middle market companies in targeted niches, focusing on technology and life sciences, while also addressing other specific industries in which it can provide a higher level of service and better manage credit through specialization and focus.

The Bank operates throughout the Silicon Valley: Santa Clara, Palo Alto and Sand Hill, the center of the venture capital community in California. Other regional offices within California include: Irvine, Los Angeles, Napa Valley, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Sonoma. Office locations outside of California include: Phoenix, Arizona; Boulder, Colorado; West Palm Beach, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Boston, Massachusetts; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Durham, North Carolina; Portland, Oregon; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Austin, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Northern Virginia; and Seattle, Washington.

SVB Contact: Andrea McGhee, (408) 654-3078,