Life Sciences

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Peter Meath

Co-Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences, Middle Market, J.P. Morgan Commercial Banking

Peter Meath serves as the Managing Director and Life Sciences Industry Head for Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, he was a co-founder of Square 1 Bank, the second-largest de novo bank startup in US history, and only the second bank in the US to solely focus on emerging growth technology, healthcare and life sciences companies. Peter led the bank’s technology and life sciences practice in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, serving venture capital- and private equity-backed clients and investors from Florida to Pennsylvania. Previously, Peter served a one-year venture capital fellowship with Intersouth Partners, an $800 million venture capital firm in Durham, NC. Peter also spent time at Silicon Valley Bank, first in the bank’s first southeast regional office in Atlanta and then as one of the founding team members of its Research Triangle Park office in North Carolina in 2001. Peter graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Peter is based in Raleigh, N.C.