Bob Curley is Division CEO for Bridge Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank. He previously served as Chief Credit Officer at Bridge Bank and Deputy Chief Credit Officer for Western Alliance Bank. Based in San Jose, Mr. Curley and his teams serve clients throughout the United States. He has over 30 years of banking experience in technology lending, investment banking, venture equity and debt financing.
Prior to Bridge Bank, Curley was senior credit officer for City National Bank’s technology and innovation portfolio. He previously headed the Corporate Finance Advisory team at Silicon Valley Bank, where he advised clients and executed strategies in acquisition finance, share repurchases, recapitalizations, activist defense and alternative capital options.
His background further includes experience in venture equity and debt financing, investment banking and technology lending, including tenure at MMV Financial and as a general partner at Pinnacle Ventures, a private venture capital fund focused on providing debt and equity financing to early-stage companies across the information technology, cleantech and health care sectors.
A longtime Northern California resident, Curley received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame.