Bridge Bank’s Business Escrow Services Adds Depth With New Hire

September 27, 2022

Boston - Bridge Bank today announced an expansion of its Business Escrow Services team with the addition of Laura Cawley.

As a vice president in Bridge Bank’s Business Escrow Services Group, Cawley, based in Boston, is responsible for developing and managing escrow, exchange and paying agent services.

Cawley has 25 years in the banking industry providing transactional services for mergers and acquisitions and corporate trust transactions, acting as an escrow agent, paying agent and exchange agent. She comes to Bridge Bank after working in the corporate trust offices of U.S. Bank and State Street Bank & Trust Company as well as in the custody offices of Brown Brothers Harriman. 

“With Laura’s depth of experience, Bridge Bank’s rapidly growing Business Escrow Services group can continue to increase our bench strength as we provide our trademark personalized service and customized offerings to suit clients’ needs,” said Alex Tsarnas, senior managing director of Bridge Bank’s Business Escrow Services group. “Her addition to the team bolsters our commitment to offering our clients superior escrow solutions.”

Bridge Bank’s growing Business Escrow Services group is a specialized, trusted resource for strategic buyers, leading law firms, exiting companies and other deal constituents. The team’s in-depth experience combines with expert, personalized service and innovative product features and technology used internationally to meet clients’ needs. The group tailors services and product features to provide paying agent and escrow services related to mergers, acquisitions, asset purchases and other business escrow events. 

Laura Cawley can be reached at (617) 797-5539 or [email protected].

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Bridge Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers relationship banking that puts clients at the center of everything. Founded in 2001 in Silicon Valley, Bridge Bank offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions, as well as specialized expertise focused on life sciences and technology and innovation companies, at every stage in their life cycle, through its offices in major tech hubs across the country. Bridge Bank also serves the private equity and venture capital communities and provides business escrow services. Bridge Bank is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. As a regional bank with significant national capabilities, Bridge Bank delivers the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers.