Management

Rob co-founded Horizon Technology Finance Corporation and is its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Rob co-founded our Advisor in 2003 and is its Chief Executive Officer and also serves a member of its investment committee. Rob has over 40 years of diversified lending and leasing experience including more than 20 years in venture lending. 

From 2000 to 2003, Rob was President of GATX Ventures, Inc., the venture lending subsidiary of GATX Corporation. From 1996 to 2000, Rob was Executive Vice President of Transamerica Business Credit, where he co-founded and was general manager of Transamerica Technology Finance, its venture lending business. Rob served from 1989 to 1996 as Senior Vice President of Financing for Science International, Inc., a publicly traded venture financing and healthcare leasing company. Rob started his career with Crocker Bank in 1974. Rob earned both a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

Jerry co-founded Horizon Technology Finance Corporation and is its President and serves on the Board of Directors. Jerry co-founded our Advisor in 2003 and is its President and also serves as a member of its investment committee. Jerry has over 40 years of diversified lending experience including more than 20 years in venture lending.

From 2000 to 2003, Jerry was Senior Vice President in charge of business development of GATX Ventures, Inc., the venture lending subsidiary of GATX Corporation. From 1996 to 2000, Jerry was Senior Vice President of Transamerica Business Credit, where he co-founded and was the senior executive in charge of business development of Transamerica Technology Finance, its venture lending business. From 1993 to 1996, Jerry served as a Vice President with Financing for Science International, Inc., a publicly traded venture financing and healthcare leasing company. Prior to 1993, Jerry founded and served as President of Venture Leasing and Capital. Jerry attended Northeastern University, Rutgers University and the University of Phoenix, completed a commercial credit training program with Shawmut Bank and has taken executive courses at Harvard Business School.

Jay co-founded Horizon Technology Finance Corporation and is its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Jay is an original member of the team that founded our Advisor in 2003 and is its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Jay has more than 25 years of experience providing legal services to financial institutions and other entities and individuals including more than 15 years in venture lending.

From 2000 to 2003, Jay served as in-house counsel for GATX Ventures, Inc., the venture lending subsidiary of GATX Corporation. Jay also represented GATX Corporation's other venture lending units in Canada and Europe. Before joining GATX Ventures, Jay was a partner at the business law firm of Pepe & Hazard, LLP. Jay earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University and his Juris Doctor degree from Cornell Law School.

Dan co-founded Horizon Technology Finance Corporation and is its Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. Dan joined our Advisor in 2004 and is its Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer and also serves as a member of its investment committee. Dan has more than 19 years of credit and portfolio management experience including more than 15 years in venture lending.

From 2003 to 2004, Dan was a Vice President in General Electric Capital Corporation's Life Science Finance Group, where he was primarily responsible for the underwriting and portfolio management of debt and equity investments to venture capital-backed life science companies. From 2000 to 2003, Dan was a Credit Manager at GATX Ventures, Inc., the venture lending subsidiary of GATX Corporation, and was a member of GATX's international credit committee. From 1999 to 2000, Dan was a Vice President and Director of Analysis for Student Loans with Citigroup. Dan’s previous experience also includes positions at Advest, Inc. and Ironwood Capital. Dan earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Clark University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Dan is our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He previously served as Vice President and Corporate Controller and had been responsible for supervision of all accounting functions as well as tax, financial reporting and assisted with all capital market efforts. Dan had held the same positions with Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC, the Company's advisor, since 2006. He has been involved in the accounting and venture debt industries for more than 20 years, including 10 years in venture lending. Dan previously served as Senior Manager at a regional public accounting firm and held positions with KPMG LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP. Dan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy, with honors, from Bentley University and a Master of Science degree in taxation from the University of Hartford. He is a Certified Public Accountant, chartered in the State of Connecticut.

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312 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT
06032

Jerry Michaud
(860) 676-8659
jerry@horizontechfinance.com

Horizon Technology Finance
349 Main Street
Suite 203
Pleasanton, CA
94566

Kevin May
(925) 935-2924
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Horizon Technology Finance
Boston, MA

Greg Peter
(617) 650-5331
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Horizon Technology Finance
1818 Library Street
Suite 500
Reston, VA
20190

Todd McDonald
(703) 956-3504
todd@horizontechfinance.com
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