Hercules Technology Growth Capital, a specialty finance company, has appointed April Young as managing director and also announced the opening of its new offices in McLean, Va.
Hercules Technology Growth Capital, a specialty finance company, announced the appointment of April Young as Managing Director and the opening of its new offices in McLean, Va.
According to a release, Young will lead the Virginia office as part of Hercules’ Technology Group investment team. Most recently, Young served as a Senior Vice President and Managing Director at MMV Financial, a specialty finance firm.
Previously, Young was with Comerica Bank as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Mid-Atlantic Technology and Life Sciences Division. Earlier in her career, Young was Executive Director at the Potomac KnowledgeWay, a not-for-profit leadership organization. Prior to that, she was a Senior Fellow for Regional Economic Development at George Mason University’s Institute for Public Policy, and the Director of the Virginia Department of Economic Development.
“Growth continues to be our mantra. The addition of Ms. Young and the opening of our new office enhance the Company’s focus on the Mid-Atlantic region, particularly in the areas of software, biotech and information services where we can leverage existing domain expertise as we continue to build the portfolio,” said Manuel Henriquez, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Hercules. “Ms. Young’s leadership in the Mid-Atlantic technology community and her many years of venture debt experience will be an important growth asset for Hercules. I am looking forward to working with her as we pursue new opportunities.”
Hercules Technology Growth Capital is a specialty finance firm providing customized loans to public and private technology-related companies, including clean technology, life science.
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