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Bridge Bank Adds SVP, Business Development Officer to Tech Banking Group

September 14, 2018, 07:13 AM

Bridge Bank announced Eric Sockol has joined its Technology Banking Group as senior vice president, business development officer. Based out of Boston, Sockol will be responsible for broadening the reach of its expanding technology practice.

"Eric's deep knowledge of the financing options available to technology companies, and relationships with funding sources will benefit Bridge Bank and our clients," said Chris Perkins, regional manager of Bridge Bank's Boston office. "To find someone who has direct experience as a CFO, leading financings and managing growth in the technology sector, at both entrepreneurial startups and highly profitable public companies, is unique. We are excited to have him join our team."

Sockol's career spans the course of over 25 years in senior finance roles with venture-backed technology companies. He has extensive experience raising capital, including three public offerings, a dozen private placements and numerous bank financings. Prior to joining Bridge Bank, he served as a Managing Director of Consero Global, a provider of strategic accounting and operational services to growth companies. Previously, he has served as chief financial officer of six technology companies.  He holds a BBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a certified public accountant.

"Having served as the CFO of several high growth companies, I have led many financings, each with a different combination of products," Sockol said. "I look forward to leveraging this experience for the benefit of Bridge Bank's clients."

Bridge Bank, based in San Jose, CA, is a division of Western Alliance Bank. It was founded in 2001. It offers financial solutions including growth capital, equipment and working capital credit facilities, sustainable energy project finance, venture debt, treasury management, asset-based lending, SBA and commercial real estate loans, ESOP finance and a full line of international products and services.

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