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Sonja Leslie Hoel

Sonja Leslie Hoel, American venture capitalist.


  • Hoel, Sonja Leslie was born on July 6, 1966 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Lester Arneman and Unni Sonja (Blegen) Hoel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with distinction, University Virginia, 1988. Postgraduate, Harvard University.


    • Finance assistant London Stock Exchange, 1988. Investment analyst TA Associates, Boston, since 1989. Teaching assistant University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1987, computer consultant, 1987-1988, computer analyst, 1987-1988, laboratory consultant, l988-89.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Big sister Madison House, Charlottesville, 1985-1989, tutor, 1985-1986. Chairman area committee rehabilitation research benefit Muscular Sclerosis Society, Charlottesville, 1988. Member fundraising committee, shelter volunteer Women's Lunch Place, 1989-1991.

    Member National Venture Capital Association, New England Venture Capital Association, National Business Incubation Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, National Honor Society, Kappa Delt.



    Travel, sailing, lacrosse, horseback riding, literature.


    • father: Lester Arneman Hoel
    • mother: Unni Sonja (Blegen) Hoel
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    Born July 6, 1966
    (age 51)
    • 1988
      University Virginia
    • 1988
      Finance assistant, London Stock Exchange
    • 1989
      investment analyst, TA Associates
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States