John Hoesley is a managing director with Silicon Valley Bank (“SVB”), where he leads the Midwest region for the bank. In this role, he is responsible for providing a full array of banking services to SVB’s clients in the information technology, life sciences, clean technology and private equity/venture capital segments.
Prior to joining SVB in 2011, John spent 10 years with Prism Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm with $190MM under management. At Prism, John was a partner in the firm’s venture capital and mezzanine funds and led its healthcare investment initiative. Previously, Hoesley was the CFO of Legato Partners, which successfully restarted the Breck’s and Spring Hill horticulture brands after the bankruptcy of their parent company, and co-founded Evincio Corporation, provider of data management software.
He is on the Executive Committee of the Illinois Venture Capital Association, is the President of IMSA Fund for the Advancement of Education and is a member of the Midwest healthcare Investor Network. Hoesley holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master of management degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
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