Director of Portfolio Management
Ms. Hilker brings to Edge over 30 years’ experience in financing and investing in growing businesses: from seed capital to mezzanine and subordinated debt to asset-based lending. Her career has also included turnaround and crisis consulting to businesses as well as workout of troubled companies.
MJ serves on the board of Growth Capital Corporation, Ohio’s most successful provider of SBA 504 financing to growing businesses. She chairs GCC’s Loan Servicing Committee and also serves on the board of directors of the Ohio chapter of the TMA and chairs its annual TMA Great Lakes Conference.
MJ earned a Masters in Corporate Finance from Walsh College in Troy, MI where she was on the Dean’s List and was inducted into Delta Mu Delta, the National Honor Society for business. She received a Bachelors degree in Business and Economics from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where she received a full tuition ACT Competitive Scholarship. MJ is a graduate of Detroit’s esteemed Cass Technical High School.