Avery is an associate at Silicon Valley Bank where she supports startups in the San Francisco Bay Area with venture debt solutions. Before SVB, she was a student researcher at UCLA in the Statistics and Environmental Science department, concentrating on the onset and propagation of heatwaves using statistical models. Avery graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.S. in statistics, and she has a passion for environmental concerns, data science, and championing women in business. When she’s not working, Avery loves to surf, ski, rock climb, and hike.