Business Banker Strengthens Team Supporting Venture, Private Equity Clients
First Republic Bank, a leading private bank and wealth management company, today announced that Andy Fitzpatrick, a business banker with 12 years of experience, has joined First Republic as Managing Director and Business Banker in Boston.
Fitzpatrick will work with First Republic professionals providing lending services, deposit services, cash management, foreign exchange, online banking, and business escrow. Fitzpatrick is located at First Republic’s Boston office at 160 Federal Street.
Fitzpatrick is part of a team of bankers serving venture and private equity clients in First Republic’s offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Boston. The bank has many long-standing relationships with venture capital and private equity firms, including the principals of those firms and senior executives of venture- and private equity-backed companies.
“Andy Fitzpatrick strengthens our growing team of business bankers dedicated to venture capital and private equity clients on both coasts,” said Katherine August-deWilde, President and Chief Operating Officer of First Republic Bank. “First Republic continues to expand its business banking capabilities to address the needs of growing, dynamic companies. Andy shares First Republic’s commitment to exceptional client service.”
Prior to joining First Republic, Fitzpatrick was a Senior Vice President for RBC Bank in Boston, where he worked with venture capital, private equity and technology companies. Prior to that, he worked for Comerica Bank, most recently as Vice President in the Venture Fund Services Group. Fitzpatrick has an MBA from Babson College, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Art’s degree in Economics from College of the Holy Cross.
ABOUT FIRST REPUBLIC BANK
First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) and its subsidiaries provide private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, First Republic specializes in exceptional, relationship-based service offered through preferred banking or wealth management offices primarily in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach, San Diego, Portland, Boston, Greenwich and New York City. First Republic offers a complete line of banking products for individuals and businesses, including deposit services, as well as residential, commercial and personal loans. First Republic is a component of the S&P Total Market Index, the Wilshire 5000 Total Market IndexSM, the Russell 1000®, Russell 3000® and Russell Global indices and six Dow Jones indices.