Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors
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.