Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary
Jay co-founded Horizon Technology Finance Corporation and is its Executive 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.