Victory Park Capital Adds to Team and Expands New York and Los Angeles Offices
Oct 06, 2015
CHICAGO – October 6, 2015 – Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments, announced today that new hire Karrie Truglia will join the team as a vice president in New York City to further develop VPC’s debt capital markets activity. VPC also announced the promotion of three investment professionals to vice president and the hiring of four new associates and two operations personnel to its Chicago office. Additionally, VPC is expanding its team in Los Angeles with a relocation of Vice President Geoff Mikelsons, who will join Partner Jason Brown.
Truglia joins VPC with more than 15 years of experience in global and domestic financial services organizations. Previously, Truglia spent eight years with Citigroup, where she served as director of global securitized products, offering strategic, solution-oriented advice for key relationship banks, specialty finance and financial services companies. Truglia has held several other management positions at Bear Stearns & Co., Assured Guaranty and BMW Financial Services.
“As a seasoned financial professional with extensive experience in asset-backed security transactions and capital markets, Karrie will make a strong addition to our specialty finance team,” said Richard Levy, CEO and founder of VPC. “Karrie and the additional new hires, as well as our recently promoted investment professionals, help position our firm for continued growth.”
The promotions are as follows:
- Whitney Doerr, Vice President. Doerr is responsible for origination, fundamental analysis, transaction execution and management of direct private debt and equity investments into small cap and lower middle market companies across various sectors. Doerr joined VPC in 2013 and has more than six years of investment management experience.
- Philip Nanney, Vice President. Nanney is responsible for origination, fundamental analysis, transaction execution and management of direct private debt and equity investments with significant experience investing in the specialty finance sector. Nanney joined VPC in 2013 and has more than seven years of investment management experience.
- Zachary Nemes, Vice President. Nemes is responsible for origination, fundamental analysis, transaction execution and management of direct private debt and equity investments and portfolio companies. Nemes joined VPC in 2013 and has more than seven years of investment management experience.
About Victory Park Capital
Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC (“VPC”) is a privately held, SEC-registered, global alternative investment firm. VPC provides opportunistic capital solutions to both emerging and established businesses with an expertise investing across various sectors where traditional sources of capital are limited. The firm’s differentiated offerings leverage an extensive network of industry relationships, disciplined deal origination, creative financing capabilities and broad credit structuring and special situations expertise. The firm was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. For more information, please visit www.victoryparkcapital.com.