Horizon Technology Finance Management, the manager and investment adviser for Horizon Technology Finance and an affiliate of Monroe Capital, hired Paul A. D’Agrosa as vice president of business development.

D’Agrosa is based in Denver and will be responsible for leading Horizon’s prospecting and origination of venture loans in the life sciences and healthcare information services markets in the Southwest.

D’Agrosa was previously with Silicon Valley Bank, where he led relationship management efforts among life sciences businesses in the Southwest and was responsible for generating new business and originating venture loans, among other responsibilities.

“We are very excited that Paul has joined the Horizon team. Paul’s decade of experience in the venture lending arena, as well as his strong relationships with the life sciences community, will immediately add value to Horizon,” Gerald A. Michaud, president of Horizon Technology Finance, said. “We look forward to leveraging Paul’s expertise to further strengthen Horizon’s leadership position as a financing partner to life sciences and healthcare companies.”