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Frank Tower


Frank is president of the Square 1 Bank Division and executive vice president of Pacific Western Bank. Prior to Pacific Western Bank’s acquisition of Square 1, Frank served as executive vice president of Square 1’s banking practice on the East Coast. Previous experience also includes roles as senior vice president and senior credit officer during his 10-year tenure at Silicon Valley Bank. He was also a founding general partner of Gold Hill Capital, an independent venture debt firm, and has over 20 years of experience financing high growth, venture-backed technology and life science companies. He earned a BS in Finance and Investments from Babson College. Frank joined Square 1 in 2014.

Outside the Square

  • Is a die-hard Boston sports fan.
  • Completed the Boston Marathon and Ironman Lake Placid in the same year (not recommended).
  • Enjoys playing golf, but spends most of his time watching his daughters in drama and crew and his son play baseball.
  • Bleeds Syracuse Orange as a result of his wife hailing from Upstate NY.


  • Life Sciences
  • Technology Banking


  • National


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