Klinger joins Columbia Partners Private Capital as managing director

Based in the firm's Bethesda, Maryland office, Klinger was previously a senior director in the technology and innovation banking group at Bridge Bank.

Columbia Partners Private Capital has named Matt Klinger as a managing director. Based in the firm’s Bethesda, Maryland office, Klinger was previously a senior director in the technology and innovation banking group at Bridge Bank.

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Bethesda, Maryland – July 26, 2021 – Matt Klinger has joined Columbia Partners Private Capital (“Columbia Partners”) as a Managing Director in the firm’s Bethesda, Maryland office. Most recently, Mr. Klinger was a Senior Director in the Technology and Innovation Banking group at Bridge Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank. In this role, he managed the Mid-Atlantic region for the Bank and was responsible for dozens of transactions with early and growth stage companies representing hundreds of millions of dollars in loans over the last several years.

Columbia Partners is a business unit of RCP Advisors, a private investment firm based in Chicago with over $10 billion in committed capital that, as of July 26, 2021, manages approximately $675 million in two strategies: a private markets Fund of Funds and direct investments in high growth companies. Among the DC-area local funds and companies backed by Columbia Partners are Arlington Capital, Aldrich Capital Partners, HCI Equity Partners, Juggernaut Capital, Resonate and Advantia Health.

“We are very excited to have Matt Klinger join our Columbia Partners team”, said Fritz Souder, co-founder and Managing Partner of RCP Advisors. “Matt has distinguished himself by sourcing and structuring excellent investments during his time with Bridge Bank; we believe he will be very successful doing the same with us.”