Alan Spurgin Joins Square 1 Bank

Alan Spurgin has joined Square 1 Bank as an executive vice president of technology banking.


Square 1 Bank, a diversified financial services company, today announced that Alan P. Spurgin has joined the bank as an Executive Vice President. Mr. Spurgin will be a member of Square 1 Bank’s management team, with responsibilities that will include overseeing the Bank’s national technology and later stage lending practices.

Mr. Spurgin has spent the majority of his career in the central and southeast regions of the United States, where his leadership roles at Silicon Valley Bank, Wachovia (First Union) Securities and Scotia Capital included Managing Director/Head of Corporate Finance, Central Region, and Executive Vice President/Southeast Region Manager. Mr. Spurgin has experience expanding the market presence of institutions in a wide variety of sectors, and executing on sales/client strategies.

“Over the course of his career, Alan has demonstrated an ability to leverage strengths in new markets regardless of economic cycles,” said the Chief Credit Officer of Square 1 Bank, Susan Casey. “We look forward to his contributions in taking Square 1 to the next level during the period of expansion we foresee in 2010 and beyond.”

Mr. Spurgin is a resident of Louisville, Colorado, where his affiliations include the Colorado CxO Dealmakers Roundtable and the Association for Corporate Growth, and he has participated as an MBA Mentor for the Denver University Daniels College of Business. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois, with an MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Mr. Spurgin can be contacted through the Square 1 website at

About Square 1

Square 1 Bank is a full service commercial bank dedicated exclusively to serving the financial needs of the venture capital community and entrepreneurs in all stages of growth and expansion. Square 1’s expertise, focus and strong capital base provide solid support for its clients’ needs. The bank offers tailored products and solutions aided by the latest in technological innovations. To serve its relationships, Square 1 has offices coast to coast in Austin, Boston, Boulder, Durham, McLean, New York, San Diego, Santa Monica, Seattle, and Silicon Valley. For more information, visit