April Young

Managing Director

April is a Managing Director with more than 15 years of venture banking experience.

Prior to joining Hercules, April served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, US for MMVF, a Toronto-based venture debt fund.

Prior to that, April served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Mid-Atlantic Technology and Life Sciences division with Comerica Bank.

Earlier in her career, she was Executive Director of the Potomac KnowledgeWay Project, and Senior Fellow for Regional Economic Development at George Mason University’s Institute for Public Policy.

April has received numerous honors for her involvement in the tech community, including Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Northern Virginia Technology Association and Women in Technology. She has been named to the Washingtonian’s list of 100 most powerful women as well as a Tech Titan.

April holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Saint Louis University and a B.A. and Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from The George Washington University.