Andy Brown

Managing Director of Credit

Andy is a Managing Director of Credit, with oversight over underwriting, portfolio management and workout at Hercules.

A seasoned investment and risk professional, he joined Hercules from Encina Equipment Finance, a private equity backed lending and leasing start-up.  As one the founding executives of the firm, he helped grow the portfolio to over $0.5B.

Previously, Andy spent 16 years at GE Capital, most recently as the global Chief Credit Officer of the firm’s $15B working capital lending platform and previously as General Manager of GE Capitals’ $2B Corporate Finance business in Australia and New Zealand.

Andy has a BA in Mathematics from Northwestern University and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, where he was a Rothschild Scholar.  Andy is also an Ironman triathlete and former Peace Corps Volunteer who has lived in Honduras, Mexico and Paraguay and speaks Spanish and English with native fluency.