Donna Karraz

Donna Karraz is Managing Director on Silicon Valley Bank’s Global Fund Banking team based in New York. Her team provides banking solutions to private equity and venture capital firms based in New York and Pennsylvania. In this role, she works closely with CFOs and Partners, advising clients on financing opportunities, market conditions and SVB products that can help them grow and succeed worldwide.

Donna graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and minors in International Relations and Leadership. She began her career as an Engineering Consultant for Vitech Systems Group, helping private equity CFOs and COOs leverage technology platforms to streamline back office operations. From there, she joined SVB’s Boston office in 2010, moving to New York in 2013 as an inaugural member of the NYC Fund Banking Team. Donna also led the Bank’s efforts to support diversity within the local tech ecosystem by hosting and organizing quarterly Women in Innovation events. Her banking industry expertise makes her a valuable partner in SVB’s mission to provide insightful, solutions-oriented support to the world’s most innovative investors.

When she’s not working, Donna enjoys time with family and friends, traveling the world and getting to the beach as often as possible. She’s also a certified yoga instructor.
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