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Bridge Bank Hires Greg Dietrick as Senior Vice President, Technology Banking in the San Francisco Bay Area

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridge Bank today announced that Greg Dietrick has joined its San Francisco-based Technology Banking team as senior vice president. In this position, Greg will be responsible for further extending Bridge Bank’s brand within the venture capital/private equity community, and for generating new business opportunities with investor-backed emerging growth technology startups at all stages of their life cycle.

Bridge Bank Hires Greg Dietrick as Senior Vice President, Technology Banking in the San Francisco Bay Area


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“Greg is a highly-respected banker with a track record of crafting creative debt solutions for technology clients,” said Mike Lederman, Bay Area Region Director of Technology Banking for Bridge Bank. “His experience working with our target client profile and his vast network in the venture capital community will be a tremendous asset to our team.”

Greg has 18 years of experience working with and advising technology companies across multiple technology verticals. Most recently, Greg was a senior vice president in the Technology and Venture Capital Group at City National Bank, focusing on lending to venture-backed technology companies. Previously, Greg was an investment banker and ran the private placement effort at Signal Hill Capital Group and Montgomery & Co. Greg holds a B.A from Dartmouth College.

“I joined Bridge Bank because of their outstanding reputation and long-standing commitment to technology focused entrepreneurs and venture capital firms,” said Dietrick. “I am excited about my role as a senior executive on the technology banking team and look forward to continuing to strengthen the Bridge Bank brand in the technology industry and accelerate the growth of our portfolio.”

Greg Dietrick can be reached at (415) 230-5692, or greg.dietrick@bridgebank.com.

About Bridge Bank

Bridge Bank is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Bridge Bank was founded in 2001 in Silicon Valley to offer a better way to bank for small-market and middle-market businesses across many industries, as well as emerging technology companies and the private equity community. Geared to serving both venture-backed and non-venture-backed companies, Bridge Bank offers a broad scope of financial solutions including growth capital, equipment and working capital credit facilities, sustainable energy project finance, venture debt, treasury management, asset-based lending, SBA and commercial real estate loans, ESOP finance and a full line of international products and services. Based in San Jose, Bridge Bank has eight offices in major markets across the country along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance ranks #4 on the Forbes 2017 “Best Banks in America” list. For more information, visit bridgebank.com.

Media Contact for Bridge Bank Ryan Barringer Senior Vice President Division Marketing Director 408.556.8677 ryan.barringer@bridgebank.com

Source:Bridge Bank