Ms. Gohman has over twenty years of experience in lending to and investing in middle market and lower middle market Companies. She is a Co-founder and Partner with Lightspring Capital GP, LLC. Her responsibilities include SBA liaison, deal sourcing, execution, portfolio monitoring, marketing, and investor relations.
Susan has spent her entire career investing in private companies in the lower middle market and mid-market. Prior to founding Lightspring Capital Partners, she was with GMB Mezzanine Capital, a subordinated debt fund focused on the lower middle market. Before joining GMB, she worked at Banc of America Capital Investors, a division of Bank of America which invested both equity and subordinated debt in lower middle market companies. Susan started her career at Prudential Capital Group, where she was involved in debt private placements in both Midwest based and foreign companies.
Susan received her M.B.A., with Honors, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her B.S., with High Distinction, from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.