Janice Bourque

Managing Director

A managing director in the Life Sciences Group, Janice has more than 25 years of life science experience and focuses on emerging growth stage life science companies.

Before joining Hercules in 2010, Janice managed strategic corporate investor fundraising for Commons Capital and Oxford Bioscience Partners to create a global health fund focused on innovative healthcare investments for emerging and developing countries. Before that, she was Senior Vice President and group head-life sciences for Comerica. Janice also led the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, the first biotechnology association in the world, for 12 years as President/CEO.

Janice also held several other senior managerial positions, including CFO/controller of Cambridge Medical Technology Corporation, senior public accountant for Coopers & Lybrand Emerging and Middle Market Group, and project manager for NASA Space Science at UNH.

She currently serves on the board of directors of the MIT Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and The Village Bank, as an advisor to TBS Technologies, co-President of the Crystal Lake Conservancy and a member of the Women’s Forum. She has also been named as one of Boston Magazine’s 100 most influential women.

Janice holds an M.B.A in finance and accounting and Bachelor of Science in veterinary science from the University of New Hampshire.