Hope Tarirai Mago is responsible for the origination and analysis of new investment opportunities, investment due diligence, deal underwriting, portfolio management, and value creation at HCAP Partners, a San Diego-based firm that provides growth capital to lower middle market companies throughout California and the western U.S. He has led the firm’s development of its impact investment initiatives, which focus on investments that generate social and environmental impact along with financial returns. A thought leader in impact investing, Hope was elected in April 2021 as Chair of the Board of Directors of Impact Capital Managers, an association of private capital fund managers whose members advance private capital impact investing. Hope is active with several corporate healthcare boards and is an Advisory Committee Member of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) San Diego, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit funding organizations, which has invested more than $200 million in San Diego’s low-income communities. Before joining HCAP Partners, Hope worked as an analyst at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, where he was involved in economic policy formulation. Hope holds a BA in Finance and Banking from the University of Zimbabwe and earned an International MBA from the University of San Diego.