Board Director Joe  Hoffman at Hercules Capital  Portrait

Joe Hoffman

Board Director

Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Joseph ‘Joe’ Hoffman has been named Board Director at Hercules Technology Growth Capital. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer.

About Joe

Joseph ‘Joe’ Hoffman is a former KPMG LLP audit partner and an experienced board member. He has more than 36 years of business experience in all aspects of financial and SECreporting. Joe was at KPMG from July 1983 to September 2009, serving a variety of clients ranging in size from start-up companies to multi-national Fortune 500 enterprises. A State of California licensed CPA, Joe has been an advisor to client management and audit committees on complex accounting, audit, SEC reporting and internal control issues related to revenue recognition, business combinations, employee compensation, discontinued operations, and requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

Joe belongs to the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. Joe has a BAfrom Willamette University and an MBAfrom Stanford University.

About Hercules Capital

Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) (“Hercules”) is the leading and largest specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured venture growth loans to high-growth, innovative venture capital-backed companies in a broad variety of technology, life sciences and sustainable and renewable technology industries.

Manuel Henriquez Portrait

We are very pleased to have Joe join the Hercules Board. His broad and extensive experience in financial and SEC reporting will provide us with tremendous insight and expertise as we continue to evaluate and expand our lending platform. Lonergan Partners did an outstanding job of managing the process and successfully finding us a board member of Joe’s caliber in a timely fashion.

Manuel Henriquez, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Hercules Capital
Joe Hoffman Portrait

I am pleased and excited to be joining the Board of Hercules Technology Growth Capital. Hercules is recognized as an industry leader and I look forward to making a contribution to the company’s future success as it continues to grow its portfolio of innovative venture capital-backed customers.

Joe Hoffman, Board Director, Hercules Capital
Dotty Schaffer Portrait

​Joe brings years of financial expertise along with a broad business background to the next exciting growth phase of Hercules Technology Growth Capital. ​

Dotty Schaffer, Partner, Lonergan Partners