Patrick Hamner

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 Patrick F. Hamner joined Patriot Capital, a family of private equity/mezzanine lending funds currently investing out of its $260M Fund III as a Managing Director in November 2012. Mr. Hamner served for 24 years with Capital Southwest Corporation, [NASDAQ: CSWC], a Dallas, TX-based SBIC, rising to Senior Vice President with responsibility for developing and monitoring venture capital and private equity investments, and facilitating add-on acquisitions. He served on fourteen boards during his tenure at CSWC. He was the founding Chairman of Heelys, Inc. [NASDAQ: HLYS] from 2000-2007 and joined their management team from 2006-2008 serving last as a Senior Vice President. After having co-founded a $69 mm non-leveraged SBIC in Dallas from 2009-2011, Mr. Hamner was appointed an adjunct lecturer at the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in 2012 and continues to teach in the Professional MBA program. Mr. Hamner served as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of NASBIC (now Small Business Investor Alliance) in 2001-2002. He serves on the local steering committees of the DFW Private Equity Forum, the Southwest Venture Forum, and the Alliance of M&A Advisors and is an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth. He is Chairman of the SMU MBA Venture Fund and a Fellow with the Baylor Angel Network. Mr. Hamner is an advisory member of Marketplace Ministries Foundation, a Ruling Elder at Park Cities Presbyterian Church and a former Scoutmaster with BSA Troop 125. His three sons all achieved Eagle Scout. Since 2007, he has won six national championships in the men’s quadruple scull (for his age category) while rowing for the Dallas Rowing Club. Mr. Hamner is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin (MBA and Dean’s Award) and SMU (BSME cum laude) and he is married to Janie S. Hamner, MD, a pediatrician.