Guy Simpson, Regional President Equity Fund Resources, Bridge Bank

Guy Simpson

Head of Equity Fund Resources

(408) 489-7823

Guy Simpson heads the Equity Fund Resources group at Bridge Bank, a central hub for the private equity and venture capital communities. Providing financial solutions such as venture capital call lines of credit, SBIC funds, and other credit facilities, Guy helps clients across the U.S. that are focused on the goal of being responsive to their portfolio company needs and enhancing IRR. Based in Reston, VA, he joined Western Alliance’s Bridge Bank in 2017 and has more than 20 years of tech lending experience in Silicon Valley and other innovation centers.

Mr. Simpson began his banking career in 1997 as a tech lender. He worked with raw startups through public multinational companies during the boom and bust of the early 2000’s, as well as through the Great Recession in the late 2000’s. He has been banking private equity and venture capital funds since 2011.

Active in the community, Mr. Simpson is an ambulance driver for the Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. He is a former board member of University Preparatory Academy Charter School in San Jose, CA.

Mr. Simpson graduated with an MBA with an emphasis in Finance from Santa Clara University.

Equity Fund Resources
About Us

Bridge Bank’s Equity Fund Resources Group is a central hub for the Private Equity and Venture Capital communities, acting as a resource and providing services for investment funds and their portfolio companies. Created to serve fund managers and partners, this group offers sophisticated banking services and solutions to PE/VC funds, including capital call lines and management company flexibility lines, along with other innovative financing for general partners. Bridge Bank is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.