Derria D. Banta
Derria Banta joined Platte River Equity in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer, having led fund administration for Platte River Equity on an outsourced basis since the firm’s inception in 2006. Ms. Banta has been working with private equity and venture capital firms for the past decade, with direct responsibility over financial statements, accounting and tax matters. Prior to joining Platte River Equity, Ms. Banta was President of an accounting firm she co-founded in 2008 to provide outsourced accounting and financial services to private equity and venture capital firms.
Previously, Ms. Banta was the Vice President of Finance and Administration for Centennial Ventures, a Denver-based venture capital firm with over $1 billion under management. Ms. Banta started her career with a nationally recognized public accounting firm. Ms. Banta is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Wyoming.