Mishone Donelson NME Foundation

Mishone Donelson


Mishone is a Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, a leading venture lending firm. He is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities in the life sciences and healthcare technology markets. Mishone has nearly 20 years of investment and business development experience. Previously, Mishone served as a Principal at Fairview Capital Partners, where he led investment and business development efforts for Fairview’s venture capital, private equity and direct co-investment portfolios. Prior to that, Mishone served at Ariel Investments as an equity research analyst and as Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO. Formerly, he served as a consultant for Accenture. Mishone also helped launch the Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering, Tennessee’s first charter school.

Mishone earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from MIT and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management, where he was a Robert Toigo Fellow. He currently also serves as a board member for Hartford Youth Scholars and the Connecticut Airport Authority, and as a Trustee for Miss Porter’s School.