Seth Taube is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. He also serves as co-Chief Executive Officer and co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY). Prior to forming Medley, Mr. Taube previously worked with Tiger Management and held positions with Morgan Stanley & Co. in its Investment Banking and Institutional Equity Divisions. Mr. Taube received a BA from Harvard University, an M.Litt. in Economics from St. Andrew’s University in Great Britain, where he was a Rotary Foundation Fellow, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
BROOK TAUBE, CFA
Brook Taube is a Director of the Company. He also serves as co-Chief Executive Officer and co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY). Prior to forming Medley, Mr. Taube began his career in leveraged finance at Bankers Trust. Mr. Taube received a BA from Harvard University.
Dean Crowe is President of the Company. He also is a Senior Managing Director of Medley. Prior to joining Medley, Mr. Crowe was a Portfolio Manager with UBS O’Connor, the Alternative Investment subsidiary of UBS Asset Management, where he managed corporate credit investments and the O’Connor Credit Arbitrage Fund. Before joining UBS, Mr. Crowe held various positions at Merrill Lynch in New York, where he managed proprietary credit trading. Mr. Crowe began his career with Salomon Brothers in New York, where he traded and invested in privately placed corporate debt. Mr. Crowe received a BBA in Accounting from James Madison University.
RICHARD ALLORTO, CPA
Richard Allorto is the Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Company. He also serves as Chief Financial Officer of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY). Mr. Allorto previously served as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Company from April 2012 to November 2016. Prior to joining Medley, Mr. Allorto held various positions at GSC Group, Inc., a registered investment advisor, including, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of GSC Investment Corp, a business development company that was externally managed by GSC Group. Mr. Allorto started his career at Arthur Andersen in their audit and assurance practice. Mr. Allorto is a licensed CPA and received a BS in Accounting from Seton Hall University.
John Fredericks is the Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. Mr. Fredericks previously served as General Counsel of Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY) and Chief Compliance Officer of Medley’s various registered investment advisers. Prior to joining Medley, Mr. Fredericks was a partner with Winston & Strawn, LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s restructuring and insolvency and corporate lending groups. Before joining Winston & Strawn, LLP, Mr. Fredericks was a partner with Murphy Sheneman Julian & Rogers and an associate at Murphy, Weir & Butler. Mr. Fredericks was admitted to the California State Bar. Mr. Fredericks received a BA from the University of California Santa Cruz and a JD from University of San Francisco.