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Brett Danforth

AVP, Technology Banking

Brett manages client relationships in the technology banking portfolio across the Southeast. Before transitioning into technology banking, he managed a team within Square 1’s portfolio analysis group. Before Square 1, Brett spent two years in Turkey working for the Webb Simpson Golf Academy, an initiative focused on introducing golf to Turkish youth. He began his career at Morehead Capital Management, a hybrid investment firm focused on both publicly traded and privately held businesses. He earned a BS in Business Administration from North Carolina State University. Brett joined Square 1 in 2014.

Outside the Square

  • Moonlights as the Chick-fil-A cow for special events from time to time.
  • Is an avid golfer and a Craigslist junkie where he buys and resells used golf clubs.
  • His most notable sports accomplishment is completing an unassisted triple play as a six-year-old.


  • Technology Banking


  • Southeast


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Suite 240
Durham, NC 27701

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