Patrick Hamner joined Patriot Capital 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, facilitating add-on acquisitions and serving on 14 boards. Mr. Hamner was the founding Chairman of Heelys, Inc. (NASDAQ: HLYS) from 2000-2007, and joined the management team from 2006-2008 serving last as a Senior Vice President. He was appointed an adjunct lecturer at the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in 2012, after having co-founded a $69 million non-leveraged SBIC in Dallas from 2009-2011. Mr. Hamner served as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of NASBIC from 2001-2002.