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Bob Curley

Division CEO Bridge Bank

Bob Curley is the Division CEO of Bridge Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank. Mr. Curley has over 30 years of experience in technology lending, investment banking, venture debt and equity financing. Based in San Jose, he and his teams serve clients throughout the United States.

Mr. Curley joined the bank in 2018 as Chief Credit Officer at Bridge Bank and later took on the role of Deputy Chief Credit Officer for Western Alliance Bank. Before joining Bridge Bank, he held senior positions in venture equity and debt financing at City National, Silicon Valley Bank, Pinnacle Ventures and Credit Suisse First Boston.

A Bay Area resident since 1995, Mr. Curley serves on the Finance Committee of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. He has founded and coached several youth and high school lacrosse teams in the Bay Area and played collegiate lacrosse at Notre Dame. 

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.

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Western Alliance Bank

With more than $70 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation is one of the country‚Äôs top-performing banking companies. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions and consumer products, all delivered with outstanding service by banking and mortgage experts who put customers first. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director and receiving #1 rankings on Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Midcap 2023-2024 for Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Company Board of Directors and Best Investor Relations Team. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individual, full-service banking and financial brands with offices in key markets nationwide.