We’re your bridge to a great career.

If you’re looking for something more than the typical banking career, look to Western Alliance Bank and its Bridge Bank division. Our entrepreneurial approach means you can work and grow in ways that you can’t at other organizations.



We’re all about possibilities. Including yours.

Take a look at how we work, and how it benefits those who work here.

Us investing in you.

We know that our employees are our greatest assets, so keeping them healthy and happy is important to us. Western Alliance Bank offers a benefits package that will take care of you–today and in the future. Our package includes generous medical, dental, and vision care; life and disability insurance; a 401(k); employee education and development; plus an onsite gym, team sports, regularly scheduled social activities, and much more.

A bank without the banking baggage.

Bridge Bank offers an outstanding combination of great people, strong leadership, and a dynamic culture that celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit. We aren’t guided by limitations, we’re guided by possibilities. We look beyond the off-the-shelf solutions offered by so many banks and find creative solutions to our customers’ needs. We’ve done it for customers like Pandora, Solar City, StumbleUpon, and Boudin Bakery. If you like to be challenged and appreciate being supported in your goals, Bridge Bank could be the perfect fit.

Bridge Bank University: A bridge to success.

At Bridge Bank we foster a culture of continuous learning and growth. Bridge Bank University (BBU) offers year-round classes to help employees hone their skills and develop their full potential. From our one-year-long intensive training program for our credit analysts (see infographic), to an 18-month-long leadership journey program for senior managers, Bridge Bank provides employees the tools they need to succeed at any stage of their career. For those that may not be in training programs, we also offer year-round classes to employees on topics ranging from business ethics to analyzing financial statements.

A different breed of bank, a different breed of banker.

We like to think our people are cut from a different cloth. They’re independent thinkers. They thrive on overcoming challenges. They’re genuine and authentic, able to put themselves in others’ shoes. At Bridge Bank, they get the tools, resources and freedom to make the impossible, possible. Every member of the Bridge Bank team is connected through our Shared Values: Exceed Expectations, Earn Trust, and Take Ownership. If you’d like to be connected, too, let’s talk.

Boston office Technology Banking team.

Grow with us.

Bridge Bank was born in Silicon Valley amidst one of the toughest business environments ever seen. We’ve become smarter and stronger for it, and have since grown to eight offices serving every part of the country. Our headquarters remain located in San Jose, CA, the heart of the Valley. We have four more offices between Northern and Southern California. Our remaining offices can be found in other thriving centers of tech and business: Dallas, TX, Reston, VA, and Boston, MA. See “Locations” on our home page for specific addresses.

We’re honored.

  • American Banker – Best Banks to Work For 2014
  • Bay Area News Group – Top Workplaces 2013
  • Bauer Financial – 5-Star Superior
  • Findley Reports – Super Premier Performing Bank
  • Sandler O’Neill – Sm-All Stars Class of 2014, 2012
  • SNL Financial – Top Performing Bank 2013
  • Western Independent Bankers – Innovative Community Bank of the Year 2014

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Testimonials: Bank on their words

  • Abigail Avalos

    Treasury Management Services

    I joined Bridge Bank as they were starting up and immediately felt at home. We had strong support from a great leadership team. They always made time to hear new ideas and that translated into a fun culture of innovation. After six years I decided to pursue another opportunity, but I couldn’t shake the feeling I had made a mistake. I found myself comparing everything to Bridge Bank. When I was approached to come back to the bank in 2013, the decision was easy.

  • Brenda Penrod

    International Banking

    In 2005, I had the opportunity to join the International Banking team at Bridge Bank, which was brand new at the time. Being part of a newly established team rewarded me with tremendous learning opportunities, and those opportunities have never gone away. The dynamic work environment here ensures a fulfilling and stimulating career for those ready to take on the challenge.

  • Grant Simon

    Capital Finance

    I was thrilled when I received an offer to join such a dynamic company. It’s fascinating to work with visionaries from so many fields, from clean tech to pharmaceutical R&D. I find it rewarding to watch a client develop, knowing that you and your team were the catalyst that allowed the client to reach their full potential.

  • Mellat Desta

    Credit Compliance Team

    I had a friend at Bridge Bank who kept telling me how much she enjoyed working here and how well the bank takes care of their employees, so I decided to join the bank. While I’m relatively new, it’s already clear that management is very supportive. It’s a wonderful place for learning and career growth, and there is also a great work-life balance.

  • Mike Lederman

    Region Director

    Bridge Bank’s relationship-oriented approach to banking combined with a team-first environment and great coworkers has created an enjoyable work atmosphere. It’s very rewarding to help some of my region’s most innovative and exciting companies overcome their financing challenges and meet their banking needs.

  • Pino Chiappetta

    Renewable Resource

    Bridge Bank has proved to be small enough to truly care about their employees but large enough to continually challenge me and offer room for growth. After working in the Note Department for six years, I decided I was ready for a change. While it would have been more convenient to the bank for me to stay where I was, they supported my decision, and I was able to move into the Renewable Resource group.

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