Vice President, Fund Manager
Arizona Commerce Authority
Background: debt portfolio management, economic development, due diligence, commercial lending, bonds, structured finance, syndicated loans, alternative financing structures and early stage capital including venture debt, mezzanine and equity financing
Josh Chovnick heads the Arizona Innovation Accelerator Fund (AIAF), the ACA’s loan participation program. During his 4 ½ year tenure, Josh has structured syndicated debt and equity deals involving diverse sources of capital. He advises expanding companies at various growth stages on financing options and with AIAF participates in deals with commercial banks and other strategic partners. Josh moved to Arizona from Washington D.C. over 7 years ago with extensive private sector experience in international business, financial services, banking, startups, and telecommunications.