Nicole Hawkey

Nicole Hawkey is a managing director of Consumer Technology Banking at Silicon Valley Bank and leads the New York and New England consumer technology ecosystems by connecting founders of high-growth companies with the bank’s global network, helping them scale their businesses and achieve their financial goals. Nicole’s team combines unparalleled industry experience with expertise in debt and banking solutions, including working capital lines of credit, growth capital term loans, investment banking, payment solutions, and international banking. Nicole relishes making connections and serving as an advisor for some of the most exciting and innovative companies across consumer sectors, including e-commerce, marketplaces, ed tech, ad tech, gaming, digital content and media, digital health, and commerce enablement. 

Prior to joining SVB, Nicole was with Trunk Club (acquired by Nordstrom), scaling the sales organization and later spearheading the company’s expansion into the Boston market. Before Trunk Club, she worked in private banking at an RIA firm and later at J.P. Morgan, working specifically with founders in the Chicago market. She also served as a client executive at IBM working with McDonalds worldwide, and later served 1,500 clients across consumer, travel and transportation, and CPG companies.

Nicole currently lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts, with her husband, two kids, a stepson, and two adopted dogs. Born in Brazil, Nicole is passionate about traveling both nationally and internationally and loves spending time disconnecting in Vermont.

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Managing Director