John Hoesley is a Managing Director with Silicon Valley Bank’s technology Midwest technology practice (http://www.svb.com/), where he works closely with growing companies, angel investors, venture capitalists and private equity to deliver innovative financing solutions. 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 and is the President of IMSA Fund for the Advancement of Education.