Midwest, Southwest & Southeast Regions
Since joining SVB in 2014, Chris has been a trusted advisor to tech companies at all stages, from prefunded to scaled. Before his current role, he led SVB’s technology banking accelerator and growth relationship team, covering Oregon, southwest Washington and Idaho. Previously, Chris worked as a commercial banker at Wells Fargo. He launched his career as a senior quality assurance engineer at Bechtel Corporation, working on large-scale industrial construction projects across the United States. Chris earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Oregon and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Florida State University. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking and spending time outdoors with family and friends. As an Atlanta transplant, he’s become a big fan of the city’s food scene and is always on the lookout for great new restaurants.
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