Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 30, 2013

Interview with the Chairman and CEO & the Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer: Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (HRZN)

Pomeroy, Robert D.
Robert D. Pomeroy Jr. is CEO and Chairman of the board of Horizon Technology Finance Corporation, a public, externally managed business development company. His background includes positions as President of GATX Ventures, Inc., and Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Transamerica Business Credit’s technology finance division. Earlier, he served as Senior Vice President with Financing for Science International, Inc. Mr. Pomeroy has over 35 years of diversified lending and leasing experience. He earned both an MBA and B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley. Profile
Mathieu, Christopher M.
Christopher M. Mathieu is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Horizon Technology Finance Corporation. He is an original member of the team that founded the adviser in May 2003 and its CFO since inception. Mr. Mathieu has been involved in the accounting, finance and venture debt industries for more than 22 years. From July 2000 to May 2003, Mr. Mathieu was Vice President, Life Sciences, of GATX Ventures, Inc., and the primary Business Development Officer for the life science sector. From September 1996 to July 2000, he was Vice President, Life Sciences, of Transamerica Business Credit Corporation's technology finance division, where, in addition to codeveloping and implementing the business plan used to form the division, he was the primary Business Development Officer responsible for the life science sector and was directly responsible for more than $200 million in loan originations. From March 1993 to September 1996, Mr. Mathieu was a Vice President, Finance, at Financing for Science International, Inc. Previously, he was a Manager with the financial services group of KPMG working with public and private banks and commercial finance companies. Mr. Mathieu graduated with honors from Western New England College with a Bachelor of Science in business administration in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant, chartered in the state of Connecticut. Profile
TWST: Let's begin with a brief overview of the Horizon Technology Finance Corporation.

Mr. Pomeroy: Horizon Technology Finance is a publicly traded specialty finance company, ticker