Amirah Shaikh is a relationship advisor on the Private Equity and Venture Capital team for Silicon Valley Bank. She manages PE/VC firms in the Chicago and central US areas, helping her clients develop and grow their portfolios while servicing their day-to-day banking needs. Amirah is passionate about deepening relationships with her clients and enjoys the opportunity to learn something new each day.
Before joining Silicon Valley Bank, Amirah was a relationship advisor for more than two years with SVB Private Bank and worked with wealth management and private banking clients. Earlier in her career, Amirah was a relationship manager at BNY Mellon Wealth Management where she managed family portfolios of more than $500 million.
Amirah earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and business and holds a master’s degree in management with a focus on finance from Simmons University.