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Thierry HoVC, PE, & Asset Management

Thierry is a Member of the Reitler Advisory Group, providing support on investment due diligence and advisory services to early-stage companies. Thierry was formerly a managing director and member of the Investment Committee at Lightyear Capital, where he worked for 20 years.  Lightyear managed over $3 billion in private equity capital and invested in small and middle-market companies in financial services and fintech. He is a former director of Yadkin Bank, Piedmont Bank, Pathlight Capital, and eCommission. and worked as a vice president at PaineWebber and Goldman Sachs.  At PaineWebber, Thierry was a member of the eFinance team which invested in early-stage fintech companies.

  • Harvard College, BA 1979, economics, magna cum laude
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, MBA 1981, finance
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and CMA (Certified Management Accountant)