Brenda Hansen

Brenda Hansen
General Counsel. MicroVest Capital Management

Ms. Hansen is the General Counsel of MicroVest Capital Management, LLC, based in Bethesda, MD. She is responsible for legal oversight of MicroVest’s business and the funds it manages. Areas of oversight include governance, fund structure, management and strategic partnerships, regulatory compliance, and global investment. Ms. Hansen has over 20 years’ of experience in corporate and structured finance, private equity and fund formation, and corporate reorganization and bankruptcy. She began her career as a federal law clerk in the Southern District of New York, and practiced law at Davis, Polk (London and NY) and O’Melveny & Myers (NY). Ms. Hansen served as Senior Counsel with GE Capital for five years, structuring cross-border lease financings connected with the company’s satellite communications business. Ms. Hansen holds BA and JD degrees from the University of Virginia. She serves on the Advisory Board of Women’s Microfinance Initiative, a non-profit based in Bethesda, MD.