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Mike Lederman

Senior Managing Director Technology & Innovation

Mike Lederman is senior managing director in Bridge Bank’s Technology Banking Group. Based in San Francisco, Mike is responsible for relationship management and business development in the western United States for the Bank’s Startup Banking program and manages the Technology Banking Group teams in the Bay Area, Southern California, Seattle, Denver and Austin. He is also a member of Bridge Bank’s loan committee and its Technology and Innovation Strategic Leadership Team.  

Mike has over 20 years of experience lending to technology startups at all stages of their life cycles. He began his career at Silicon Valley Bank and has held a previous position with Horizon Technology Finance. During his tenure at Bridge Bank, his experience includes both management and business development responsibilities in the technology, asset-based and C&I lines of business.  

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a minor in Economics from the Orfalea College of Business at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and will receive his degree from the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington in August 2022.

About Us


Bridge Bank’s Technology Finance group provides flexible financial solutions to emerging, mid- and late-stage technology companies throughout the U.S. The Technology Finance group works with venture- and non-venture-backed companies from inception through IPO and beyond. The team’s expertise includes startup banking and spans multiple verticals, including e-commerce, digital marketing, mobile, clean- and green-tech, telecommunications, infrastructure and more. Bridge Bank is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $60 billion in assets. Western Alliance is #2 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2021 and ranks high year after year on the Forbes list of “America’s Best Banks.” Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking and financial services divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.