Laura Scott is the Senior Market Manager of Business Planning and oversees business development and relationship management in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets for Silicon Valley Bank’s Life Science practice. From offices in Atlanta, Philadelphia and northern Virginia, her team builds client relationships, advises companies on strategic growth, and tailors financial services/solutions with a focus on debt financing for companies across all life science sectors and life stages.
In her 20 years with Silicon Valley Bank, Laura has developed a wide range of relationships supporting growth in the global technology and life science innovation ecosystem. Having held prior leadership roles at Flagship Bank & Trust, Fleet Bank, and Bank of New England she brings 30 years of commercial banking experience including venture debt, asset based lending, real estate lending, structured finance, securitizations, portfolio management, credit policy, and turnaround management.
Laura resides in Boston and holds a BA in International Relations and Spanish from Tufts University and an MBA from Boston University.