Katherine Andersen is a market manager for East and Central regions of the U.S. Previously, Katherine was the managing director in the Life Sciences and Healthcare practice at Silicon Valley Bank, where she managed the late stage Life Science and Healthcare team in the Northeast.
Prior to SVB, Katherine was a Senior Vice President for Wells Fargo Bank leading the Life Sciences business development and relationship management efforts for the New England region. Before that, she was a Director at Wells Fargo Capital Finance (WFCF) focused on front-end business development and underwriting of structured loans (primarily middle market, including asset based, cash flow, enterprise, and recurring revenue), ultimately totaling over $3.0B in commitments for WFCF. Prior to Wells, she held various positions across mergers and acquisitions, finance, equity derivatives, audit, and management while at Affiliated Managers Group, Merrill Lynch, GE Corporate and GE Capital.
Katherine has a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Virginia Tech. She has also completed Dartmouth’s Tuck Executive Leadership and Strategic Impact Program, Wells Fargo’s Transformational Leadership Program, the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the GE Capital Financial Management Program.
Away from work, Katherine serves on the Finance Advisory Board for Virginia Tech and the Corporate Council for the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge. She also enjoys endurance sports, traveling the world with her family, and baking epic birthday cakes for her three kids.