Deenie Tusalem is a relationship advisor in global fund banking (GFB) within the Private Equity and Venture Capital team for Silicon Valley Bank. She is located in Tempe, Arizona, and focuses exclusively on serving fund clients in the central region. Deenie is responsible for taking care of day-to-day banking operations for clients, including deposit accounts, online banking and any wire-related requests. She is passionate about Silicon Valley Bank’s work culture and is energized by the people she collaborates with daily, as well as owning her own client portfolio and helping clients with their banking needs.
Before taking on her current role, Deenie was a relationship service advisor (RSA) in the GFB banking select support team, where she was the lead client-facing RSA for the micro team, in addition to assisting with requests from relationship advisors in various regions. She joined Silicon Valley Bank in 2015.
Deenie earned her bachelor’s degree in tourism development and management from Arizona State University.