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Scott Foote

Managing Director, Pacific Southwest + Life Sciences West

Scott oversees Square 1’s technology banking practice in the Pacific Southwest and life sciences practice along the Pacific coast and in the Rocky Mountain region. Scott was a cofounder of Square 1, and has nearly 22 years of financial services experience, with over 18 in the life sciences and technology venture banking industries. Scott previously served as vice president for Comerica Bank and Imperial Bank, where he concentrated on providing venture financing for early-stage life science and technology companies. Scott is an active member of several venture capital and life sciences industry associations, including Biocom and serves on the board of the San Diego Venture Group. He holds a BBA from University of San Diego. Scott joined Square 1 in 2005.

Outside the Square

  • Has traveled to Europe and Hawaii over a dozen times each.
  • Is the proud father of twins.
  • Has completed three marathons.


  • Life Sciences
  • Technology Banking


  • Northwest
  • Pacific Southwest
  • Rocky Mountain


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Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92130

P: 858.436.3513

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