Victory Park Capital’s Jeff Schneider Named in the Top 5 of 2024 OnCon Icon’s Top 100 COO Award

CHICAGO – April 25, 2024 – Victory Park Capital (“VPC”), a global alternative investment firm specializing in private credit, today announced that Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) and Partner Jeff Schneider was named in the top 5 in the 2024 OnCon Icon Top 100 COO Awards.

Richard Levy, CEO, CIO, and Founder at VPC, said: “This is a well-deserved honor for Jeff, who has been integral to developing and executing our firm’s strategic vision  since he joined in 2010. In his nearly 14 years with the firm, Jeff has established a world-class operations function and ensured that our resources and processes scaled with the rapid growth of the firm. We congratulate him on this notable recognition.”

As Chief Operating Officer, Schneider is responsible for firm operations and the execution of strategic initiatives. He oversees compliance, finance, accounting, tax, fund operations, and human resources and is a member of VPC’s investment and valuation committees.

Brendan Carroll, Senior Partner and Co-Founder at VPC, said: “Jeff has been instrumental to VPC’s growth and this recognition is a testament to his hard work and determination.”

The Top 100  COO Award is peer and community voted, as determined by community and organizational observation of work. Voting criteria include whether finalists made a considerable impact on their organization and/or previous organizations, made strong contributions to their professional community through thought leadership, innovated in their role/career, and exhibited exceptional leadership. As a global award, winners represent some of the top COOs in the world. Schneider was also named a Notable Leader in Finance by Crain’s Chicago Business in August 2023.

About Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC

Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC is an SEC-registered, established credit manager. The Firm was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with additional resources in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and London. VPC provides custom financing solutions across the private capital spectrum, focusing on companies with strong corporate governance and a compelling growth trajectory. VPC invests in emerging and established businesses across various industries worldwide. For more information, please visit

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