Prior to joining SVB, Joe was Vice President at GATX Ventures\Meier Mitchell & Company, a specialty venture debt provider, where he was responsible for credit, portfolio management, business development and syndications.
Previous to GATX, Restagno served as Director of Credit, Portfolio Management and Administration for Lease Management Services, a boutique venture finance company focused on serving life science companies.
Joe got his start in venture lending at Equitec Leasing, one of the original venture equipment lending and leasing firms started in the miid-1980's.
He earned a Masters in Business Administration from The University of Notre Dame, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at California State University Hayward (East Bay).
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