Mr. Kopfinger has been a director of the Science Center since 2009. Based in Philadelphia, he is responsible for managing TD Bank’s venture capital and mezzanine investment portfolio from Maine to Florida. He joined TD Bank and its predecessor bank in 2004. He also represents the bank as a limited partner, advisory, valuation and/or investment committee member in many of its venture fund investments.
He has coached and judged venture-backed companies for the Mid-Atlantic Venture Conference, the Three Rivers Venture Fair, Early Stage East and the New Jersey Venture Conference. Prior to joining TD Bank, Mr. Kopfinger worked for FleetBoston Financial, now Bank of America, and with Comerica Bank’s Technology & Life Sciences Division. He has also worked with Fortune 1000 companies, providing them with structured finance and other credit and non-credit products, while with his prior employers Bank Hapoalim, PNC and Mellon Bank. He has more than 30 years of progressive financial experience, and is a frequent speaker at regional and national events on SBIC investing.
Mr. Kopfinger is on the boards of the Small Business Investors Alliance ("SBIA"), the Delaware Tamanend Foundation, and the New Jersey Technology Council, and on the financial advisory board of Patriot Capital; and his professional affiliations include the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).