|Partner, Credit Partners and Head of Private Funds, joined in September 2012 after spending 11 years at Credit Suisse, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Global Leveraged Finance Capital Markets and Syndicated Loans. He was responsible for the underwriting of all high yield bond, mezzanine and syndicated loan transactions as well as the sale and trading of both par and distressed loan assets. Tom joined Credit Suisse in November 2000 where he was a Managing Director and Head of US Loan Capital Markets. He joined DLJ in 1996 from Deutsche Bank where he was a Managing Director and Head of North American Loan Syndications, responsible for all aspects of syndicated loan underwriting and distribution. Tom has served on the Board of Directors of the Loan Syndication & Trading Association for six years, acting as both Chairman and Vice Chairman. Tom received his BA from the University of Virginia in 1984..