Brad joined Runway in 2022 as Managing Director; he focuses on investments in the technology industry.
Prior to Runway, Brad was a Managing Director at BlackRock for more than 8 years and led the venture lending efforts globally. Part of BlackRock’s U.S. Private Capital (“USPC”) group, he originated, executed and managed new investment opportunities in technology and technology-related companies, including many focused on sustainability. Brad served on both the Investment Committee and the Valuation Committee for USPC and also was an officer and Director for BlackRock Direct Lending Corp, a private business development company (“BDC”).
Brad has more than 20 years of experience helping companies raise debt and equity as an investor and investment banker. Before joining BlackRock, Brad was a Managing Director at Hercules Capital, a venture lending BDC. Prior to Hercules, Brad worked at several leading financial services companies including Wells Fargo Securities, Banc of America Securities, SG Cowen, and GE Capital.
Brad earned an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
- Joined Runway in 2022 as Managing Director
- Previously: Managing Director, BlackRock U.S. Private Capital
- Previously: Managing Director, Hercules Capital
- B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley
- M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania