Job Description

Join a bank like no other: SVB. When you work with the world’s most innovative companies, you know you’re making a difference every single day. Our clients are the game changers, leaders and investors who fuel the global innovation economy. They’re the businesses behind the next medical breakthroughs. And the visionaries whose new technologies could transform the way people live and work. They come to SVB for our expertise, deep network and 30+ years of experience in the industries we serve, and to partner with passionate, enterprising SVBers, dedicated to helping them grow and succeed at every stage of their business.


  • Responsible for managing and maintaining, with the opportunity to lead, for a broad range of banking and lending relationships with venture capital and private equity firm clients
  • Must be able to engineer complex and creative credit solutions to fit client needs
  • Drives credit underwriting, risk assessment and portfolio monitoring independently in strong collaboration with Credit partners
  • Performs due diligence analysis, underwrites and negotiates loan transactions independently
  • Structures and presents debt proposals
  • Negotiates loan documentation
  • Develops and closes cross selling opportunities within the assigned portfolio
  • Interacts with clients and prospects independently
  • Develops and maintains a network in market to generate new business for SVB
  • Provides training and leadership to junior staff and colleagues in other areas
  • Collaborates across multiple areas of the Bank, including Private Bank, Capital, Commercial Bank, Global, and VCRM;
  • Leads team’s interaction with other Product teams
  • Facilitates and coordinates interaction among teams to deliver key SVB’s key differentiators including i) creative credit solutions, ii) best in class client service, iii) extensive market knowledge
  • Seek process improvements, and help to shape how the Bank is delivered in an effort to make it easier for clients to do business with SVB
  • Embraces teamwork and collaboration to produce outsize results for all;
  • Creates a fun work environment where mentorship and career development of teammates occurs almost daily;
  • Thrives in a fast pace environment -TR1



  • Deep understanding how the VC/PE ecosystemAdvanced experience within Commercial   Banking in a credit related field
  • High degree of independence in managing a portfolio of clients, leading credit transaction from start to finish, providing leadership to junior team members
  • Excellent credit analysis and risk assessment skills
  • Strong knowledge and application of credit policies
  • Advanced knowledge of bank operations and products
  • Good knowledge of loan documentation for secured lending transactions
  • Good negotiation and sales skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability perform excellence in portfolio management while delivering superior client service
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Able to multi-task and handle competing priorities in a very fast pace environment
  • Proven ability to build meaningful relationships internally as well as with clients and prospects
  • Proactive mentoring and development of junior team members
  • Be accountable, demonstrate ownership, and seek process improvements to help shape how SVB is delivered in the market
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • 5-8+ years of commercial lending or related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, master’s degree preferred

Primary Location

United States-California-Menlo Park

Work Locations

Sand Hill

3000 Sand Hill Rd., 3-150

Menlo Park 94025


Private Equity Services


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