Jonathan is a finance, banking and legal professional serving as a Vice President with CoBiz Bank, with a lending practice primarily focused on providing senior debt financing for Colorado investment services related companies including private equity and venture capital firms, mid stage technology companies and other middle market businesses.
Previously, he served as a senior vice president with Silicon Valley Bank, focused on providing structured debt financing for venture and/or private equity backed high growth, mid to late stage technology, software and hardware companies. Jonathan was responsible for business development, portfolio management, and underwriting, serving high growth companies in the innovation economy.
His former law practiced focused primarily on representing and advising corporations and financial institutions in transactions, commercial lending workouts and corporate formation matters.
Jonathan has previously worked as an attorney with the law firm of Lindquist & Venuum and served as in-house counsel in the mortgage capital division of Lehman Brothers Bank. He started his career with Hellerstein & Shore, where he managed commercial litigation cases, including commercial contract disputes, and financial institutions practice.
Prior to entering private legal practice, he served as law clerk to U.S. Senator George V. Voinovich.