Meet Our Team

Onex is led by an Executive Committee comprised of the firm’s founder and CEO, Gerry Schwartz, and four Senior Managing Directors. Onex’ stability results from its ownership culture, rigorous recruiting standards and highly collegial environment.

  • Stuart Kovensky
    Stuart Kovensky
    Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
    Stuart Kovensky
    Stuart Kovensky
    Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2007

    Stuart is a Co-Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Director and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit. From 2007 to 2011 Stuart was the Co-CEO and Co-CIO of Onex Credit. He’s been a member of Onex Credit’s Board of Directors since 2007. Together with Jason New, he oversees all activities of Onex Credit.

    Stuart has 31 years of experience. Before co-founding Onex Credit, Stuart worked as a Portfolio Manager and Securities Analyst for the event-driven and distressed debt alternative strategies of John A. Levin & Co., Inc. He also worked at Murray Capital Management for five years where he was a Principal and the Head of Research. Earlier in his career, he worked for six years at Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. and Chase Securities, Inc. During that period, he held positions in corporate and international finance and in the high yield finance group, where he was involved with originating debt transactions across a wide range of industries.

    He earned a B.S. with Honours from Binghamton University in management with a concentration in Finance and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

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    Jason New
    Co-Chief Executive Officer and Head of Opportunistic Credit
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    Jason New
    Co-Chief Executive Officer and Head of Opportunistic Credit
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2020

    Jason is the Co-Chief Executive Officer and Head of Opportunistic Credit, Director and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit. Together with Stuart Kovensky, he oversees all activities of Onex Credit.

    Jason has over 26 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Jason was a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone and Co-Head of Distressed and Special Situation Investing for GSO Capital Partners (“GSO”). He was an original Partner of GSO and a member of its Management Committee and Investment Committee. He was a Portfolio Manager of several GSO funds and separately managed accounts including, among others, the GSO Capital Solutions Funds, the GSO Credit Alpha Funds and the GSO Special Situations Funds. In this capacity, Jason focused on managing GSO’s public investment portfolios with a specific emphasis on stressed and distressed companies and on sourcing originated distressed and special situation investments. Over the course of his career at GSO, he represented the firm on the board of multiple public and private companies including Cheniere Energy, Momentive Performance Products and Kodak, where he continues to serve as an independent director. Previously, Jason was a senior member of the Distressed Finance Group at Credit Suisse and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. He began his career as a Restructuring Attorney at Sidley Austin.

    Jason earned a B.A. in Economics from Allegheny College and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law.

  • Steve Baker
    Steve Baker
    Portfolio Manager
    Steve Baker
    Steve Baker
    Portfolio Manager
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2014

    Steve is a Portfolio Manager of Onex Credit and member of the Investment Committee, with a focus on the Firm’s European par and long-only loan strategies. He runs our European CLO’s.

    Steve is based in London and has 40 years of experience in leveraged credit. Before joining Onex Credit, he was a Senior Portfolio Manager with CQS, where he grew the firm’s leveraged credit business to $2 billion. Steve also held senior leadership roles in leveraged credit, syndications and corporate finance with Scotia Capital, Bank of America, Barclays and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

    Steve holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Clint Comeaux
    Clint Comeaux
    Portfolio Manager, Head of High Yield
    Clint Comeaux
    Clint Comeaux
    Portfolio Manager, Head of High Yield
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2020

    Clint is a Portfolio Manager, Head of High Yield and member of the Onex Credit Investment Committee.

    Clint has 24 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Clint was a Portfolio Manager at Muzinich & Company where he focused on U.S. High Yield, Global High Yield and Target Dated investment strategies. In this capacity, Clint was responsible for managing U.S. and Global High Yield strategies, developing customized client solutions and contributed to considerable growth in sub-investment grade corporate credit assets under management. He was also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and ESG Steering Committee. Prior to joining Muzinich, Clint held positions at WR Huff Asset Management, Enron Corporation and PPG Industries.

    Clint earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics (summa cum laude) from Tulane University and an M.B.A from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

  • Blair Fleming
    Blair Fleming
    Managing Director and Co-head of Direct Lending
    Blair Fleming
    Blair Fleming
    Managing Director and Co-head of Direct Lending
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2019

    Blair is a Managing Director, Co-head of Direct Lending and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit.

    Blair has 35 years of experience in leveraged credit, sponsor coverage and investment banking. Before joining Onex Credit, he held various positions at the Royal Bank of Canada, most recently as the U.S. Head of Investment Banking and the Head of U.S. Capital Markets. He began his career at CIBC as a Credit Officer.

    Blair earned a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.

  • Tom Higbie
    Tom Higbie
    Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Opportunistic Credit
    Tom Higbie
    Tom Higbie
    Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Opportunistic Credit
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2020

    Tom is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Onex Credit, focusing on Opportunistic Credit and member of the Investment Committee.

    Tom has 14 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Tom was a Managing Director at Solus Alternative Management where he focused on public and private investments in the transportation, logistics and general industrials sectors. Previously, he held positions at Deutsche Bank in the Distressed Products and Principal Finance groups, most recently as a Vice President.

    Tom earned a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

  • Brian Horton
    Brian Horton
    Portfolio Manager
    Brian Horton
    Brian Horton
    Portfolio Manager
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2016

    Brian is a Portfolio Manager with a focus on the Firm’s par and long-only strategies and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit.

    Brian has 23 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, Brian was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Covenant Credit Partners, an independent CLO manager. He was also a Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager and Team Leader at ING Investment Management (now Voya Investment Management) where he managed $2.4 billion of CLOs, and Vice President in the Corporate and Investment Banking group at Banc of America Securities. He also held positions at FFCA, NationsBank and Salomon Brothers.

    Brian earned a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University and an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University.

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    Ronnie Jaber
    Portfolio Manager and Head of Structured Credit
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    Ronnie Jaber
    Portfolio Manager and Head of Structured Credit
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2020

    Ronnie is a Portfolio Manager of Onex Credit, overseeing Structured Credit and member of the Opportunistic Credit and Structured Credit Investment Committees.

    Ronnie has 17 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Ronnie spent over 11 years at The Carlyle Group where he was Co-Head of Carlyle Structured Credit, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager in Global Credit. In this capacity, Ronnie was responsible for Structured Credit investment activity globally, Opportunistic Credit managed accounts and for shaping internal market/macro strategy. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ronnie ran the structured loan business at Morgan Stanley globally. Prior to that, he was responsible for high-yield structured credit trading and worked on a proprietary trading desk at Bank of America.

    Ronnie earned a B.S. in Engineering from Cornell University.

  • Walt Jackson
    Walt Jackson
    Managing Director and Co-head of Direct Lending
    Walt Jackson
    Walt Jackson
    Managing Director and Co-head of Direct Lending
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2016

    Walt is a Managing Director, Co-head of Direct Lending and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit.

    Walt has 33 years of experience in leveraged credit focused on sponsor coverage for the leveraged loan, high yield and mezzanine markets. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Walt was Senior Credit Officer and Chief Operations Officer of the Private Credit Group in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. Previously, he held positions at Credit Suisse, Scotiabank and Ernst & Whinney.

    Walt earned a B.S. from Bryan College and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.

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    Karen Lau
    Portfolio Manager
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    Karen Lau
    Portfolio Manager
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2020

    Karen is a Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit, with a focus on the firm’s par and long-only loan strategies.

    Karen has 23 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, she was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Portfolio Strategy at TPG Institutional Credit Partners focused on portfolio optimization of existing funds, construction of indicative portfolios for new funds, and primary coverage for several industry sectors. Previously, Karen was a Principal at Blackstone on the CLO team where she managed a portfolio of leveraged loans. Prior to, she worked as an Associate at Banc of America Securities where she originated and executed leveraged loan and high yield bond transactions for financial sponsor deals. She completed the analyst and associate credit training programs at NationsBank and Banc of America Securities, respectively.

    Karen earned a B.S. in Finance from New York University’s Leonard Stern School of Business.

  • Paul Travers
    Paul Travers
    Portfolio Manager
    Paul Travers
    Paul Travers
    Portfolio Manager
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2011

    Paul is a Portfolio Manager, heads the CLO business across the firm and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit. He also focuses on the Firm’s par and long-only loan fund strategies.

    Paul has 33 years of experience in active credit analysis including underwriting and portfolio management of CLO’s, proprietary accounts and mutual funds. He has spent the last 20 years in portfolio management of approximately 25 CLO’s across multiple credit cycles. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was a Principal at DiMaio Ahmad Capital where he built and managed the firm’s $2.5 billion CLO business. Previously, he worked at Credit Agricole Indosuez where he was a Managing Director and managed the bank’s $2.3 billion CLO/CBO business. Prior to that, Paul worked at Merrill Lynch Asset Management as a Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, and managed the firm’s floating rate mutual funds with assets of over $10 billion. He also held positions at Bear Stearns & Co., BHF Bank, BAII Banking Corp. and Chase Manhattan Bank.

    Paul earned a B.A. in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.B.A. from Fordham University.

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    Chad Valerio
    Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Opportunistic Credit
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    Chad Valerio
    Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Opportunistic Credit
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2020

    Chad is a Manging Director and Portfolio Manager of Onex Credit, focusing on Opportunistic Credit and member of the Opportunistic Credit Investment Committee.

    Chad has served as a Director on several Boards, including NYSE-listed International Seaways Inc. and Overseas Shipholding Group.

    Chad has over 18 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was a Portfolio Manager and Managing Director at Oak Hill Advisors (“OHA”), where he focused on the firm’s stressed and distressed investments across public and private markets. Prior to joining OHA, Chad was a Portfolio Manager in the Distressed and Special Situations group at BlueMountain Capital Management. In these roles, he participated in numerous corporate and municipal restructurings and served as a leading member of multiple restructuring steering committees. Prior to BlueMountain, Chad spent 11 years at Deutsche Bank, most recently as the Head of Trading for the Distressed Products Group and previously as a senior desk research analyst.

    Chad earned a B.S.B.A. in Finance and Accounting (magna cum laude) from Georgetown University.

  • Steven Gutman
    Steven Gutman
    General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
    Steven Gutman
    Steven Gutman
    General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2007

    Steve is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Onex Credit. As General Counsel, he is responsible for all legal matters related to the Firm, in addition to assisting in structural and legal matters pertaining to investments held in portfolios managed by the Firm. As Chief Compliance Officer, Steve develops, communicates and enforces the Firm’s compliance policies and procedures.

    Steve has 39 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he practiced finance and insolvency law at Luskin, Stern & Eisler, LLP where he worked on bankruptcies and workouts. Steve also held various positions over 13 years with affiliates of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., including that of general counsel for European American Bank and for North America Special Credits.

    Steve earned a B.A. from the University of Rochester and a J.D. from Washington University School of Law.

  • Daryl Phills
    Daryl Phills
    Vice President, Finance
    Daryl Phills
    Daryl Phills
    Vice President, Finance
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2014

    Daryl is the Vice President, Finance of Onex Credit. He oversees and coordinates all financial operations across the Firm. His CLO-specific responsibilities include loan administration, portfolio compliance and trustee reconciliation services as well as management and investor reporting.

    Daryl has 19 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was a Vice President at Credit Suisse where he assisted in managing the middle office for a $32 billion alternative investment platform. Previously, Daryl held positions at Trust Company of the West, Wells Fargo Bank and Prudential Financial.

    Daryl earned a B.S. in Finance from Morgan State University.

  • Christian Andrews
    Christian Andrews
    Research Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst
    Christian Andrews
    Christian Andrews
    Research Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2017

    Christian is a Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Christian has 17 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Investment Manager at Intermediate Capital Group where he invested in leveraged loans and high yield bonds for a variety of strategies, including CLO’s. Previously, he worked at National Australia Bank Group in Edinburgh and London.

    Christian earned a B.Sc. from University College London.

  • Adey Delbridge
    Adey Delbridge
    Research Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst
    Adey Delbridge
    Adey Delbridge
    Research Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2010

    Adey is a Team Leader for Healthcare and Industrials and Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Adey has 17 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was a Senior Analyst at Amadour Capital where he sourced and evaluated special situation and arbitrage opportunities involving convertible bonds. Previously, Adey worked at One East Partners, where he was a Research Analyst focused on distressed and special situation investments involving loans, high yield bonds, and credit derivatives across a wide range of industries including financials, retail, and automotive. He began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he was an Investment Banking Analyst in the healthcare industry group.

    Adey earned a B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard College, an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

  • Prasad Krishnan
    Prasad Krishnan
    Junior Portfolio Manager, Research Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst
    Prasad Krishnan
    Prasad Krishnan
    Junior Portfolio Manager, Research Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2017

    Prasad is a Junior Portfolio Manager, Team Leader for Technology, Insurance and Business Services and Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Prasad has 12 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was a credit Research Analyst at Highland Capital Management where he analyzed leveraged loans and high yield bonds for investment across CLO’s, mutual funds, BDC and hedge fund vehicles. Previously, Prasad worked in Investment Banking at Wells Fargo and Citadel Securities, with a focus on leveraged finance transactions. He began his career at Elm Tree Partners.

    Prasad earned a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Nilesh Mandhare
    Nilesh Mandhare
    Research Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst
    Nilesh Mandhare
    Nilesh Mandhare
    Research Team Leader and Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2016

    Nilesh is a Team Leader for Media & Telecom, Aerospace, Defense and Chemicals and Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Nilesh has 11 years of experience in credit. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was a Vice President of the Distressed and High Yield Credit Strategy group at HSBC, where he analyzed opportunities across the credit spectrum. Previously, Nilesh was a Distressed and High Yield Credit Analyst at the Royal Bank of Scotland. He also held positions at Linley Capital and Verizon Corporation.

    Nilesh earned a B.E. in Computer Engineering at the University of Pune, an M.S. in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Arlington and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

  • Sooji Park
    Sooji Park
    Principal, Direct Lending
    Sooji Park
    Sooji Park
    Principal, Direct Lending
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2019

    Sooji is a Principal of Onex Credit focused on origination and underwriting for the Direct Lending platform.

    Sooji has nine years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, she held positions focused on underwriting and coverage at Deutsche Bank and Citigroup. Previously, she was a Credit Underwriter at CION Investments (formerly known as ICON), a middle-market direct lending fund.

    Sooji earned a B.S. at New York University’s Stern School of Business.

     
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    Michael Beldowski
    Vice President, Direct Lending
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    Michael Beldowski
    Vice President, Direct Lending
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2019

    Michael is a Vice President of Onex Credit focused on origination and underwriting for the Direct Lending platform.

    Michael has 11 years of experience with the last four spent in leveraged credit. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Investment Banking Associate at Deutsche Bank in the Leveraged Finance and Power and Utilities Group where he was responsible for transaction origination and execution in the leveraged debt markets. Previously, he held positions at KPMG in the Major Projects Advisory group and at Clark Construction Group.

    Michael earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Lafayette College and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

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    Andrew Wishner
    Vice President, Direct Lending
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    Andrew Wishner
    Vice President, Direct Lending
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2020

    Andy is a Vice President of Onex Credit focused on origination and underwriting for the Direct Lending platform.

    Andy has 13 years of experience across credit and asset management. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Andy spent eight years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as a Vice President in Leveraged Finance Investment Banking where he originated and executed financings supporting M&A and leveraged buyouts in the technology, media and telecom sectors. He was also a Vice President in its Risk Management & Advisory group where he managed risk to new financings and a leveraged loan portfolio. Previously, Andy spent five years at Cambridge Associates originating and evaluating hedge fund investment opportunities.

    Andy earned an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management and a B.A. in Philosophy from Colgate University.

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    Jordan Mangum
    Associate, Direct Lending
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    Jordan Mangum
    Associate, Direct Lending
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2020

    Jordan is an Associate of Onex Credit focused on originating and underwriting for the Direct Lending platform.

    Jordan has five years of experience in capital markets. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he served as an Associate at BofA Securities in its Leveraged Finance group in New York with a focus on originating, structuring and executing transactions for public and private, sponsor-owned companies.

    Jordan received a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Accounting & Information Systems from Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business.

  • Sanjay Ghandikota
    Sanjay Ghandikota
    Senior Research Analyst
    Sanjay Ghandikota
    Sanjay Ghandikota
    Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2016

    Sanjay is a Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Sanjay has 29 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Sanjay was a Managing Director and Senior Analyst at DA Capital where he worked with Paul Travers and was responsible for the firm’s energy and infrastructure investments and involved in the launch of the firm’s CLOs. Previously, he was a senior analyst with the title of Director at Credit Agricole and Vice President at ORIX USA Corporation. He began his career at PNC Bank.

    Sanjay earned a B.Sc. and an M.B.A. from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning.

  • Andrew Scheffer
    Andrew Scheffer
    Senior Research Analyst
    Andrew Scheffer
    Andrew Scheffer
    Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2007

    Andrew is a Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Andrew has 23 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Andrew was a Securities Analyst for John A. Levin & Co.’s event-driven strategies, where he worked with Stuart Kovensky, CEO. Previously, he worked as an Arbitrage Analyst for CIBC Oppenheimer & Co., a Vice President for Federal Filings, Inc. and began his career as a Staff Accountant at Matthews, Carter & Boyce.

    Andrew earned a B.S. from The American University and an M.B.A. from George Washington University. He also passed the CPA exam.

  • Jordan Brock
    Jordan Brock
    Research Analyst and Direct Lending
    Jordan Brock
    Jordan Brock
    Research Analyst and Direct Lending
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2016

    Jordan is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit and Origination for Direct Lending.

    Jordan has 12 years of experience in credit. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Associate in the Middle Market Leveraged Finance group of the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on sponsor coverage and loan origination and worked with Walt Jackson.. Previously, Jordan was a Fixed Income Analyst at SAC Capital Advisors and an Analyst in the Debt Capital Markets group at Standard Bank.

    Jordan earned an A.B. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Rosalind Dalton
    Rosalind Dalton
    Research Analyst
    Rosalind Dalton
    Rosalind Dalton
    Research Analyst
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2017

    Rosalind is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Rosalind has 14 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, Rosalind was the Senior Investment Officer at RM Capital Markets. Previously, she worked as a Credit Analyst on the Global Leverage Finance Desk at CQS (UK) LLP. Prior to, she worked at Morgan Stanley.

    Rosalind earned a B.A. and an M.Sc. from London Guildhall University.

  • Andrew De La Fuente
    Andrew De La Fuente
    Research Analyst
    Andrew De La Fuente
    Andrew De La Fuente
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2018

    Andrew is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Andrew has seven years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Associate at Citigroup where he was part of its Leveraged Finance Portfolio group within the Corporate & Investment Banking division.

    Andrew earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

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    Chris Le May
    Research Analyst
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    Chris Le May
    Research Analyst
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2020

    Chris is a Research Analyst for Onex Credit.

    Chris has two years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Analyst at Société Générale in London as part of its Leveraged Finance group where he focused on LBO financings in the UK, the Netherlands and Scandinavia.

    Chris earned a B.A. in Economics from McGill University.

  • Rekha Nayar
    Rekha Nayar
    Research Analyst
    Rekha Nayar
    Rekha Nayar
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2015

    Rekha is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Rekha has eight years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Rekha was an Analyst at Scotiabank in the Global Loan Syndications group where she structured and advised on senior loan transactions. Previously, she worked as a Credit Analyst at UBS Investment Bank.

    Rekha earned a B.S. in Business and Economics from Lehigh University with a concentration in Finance.

  • Frank Park
    Frank Park
    Research Analyst
    Frank Park
    Frank Park
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2018

    Frank is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Frank has six years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was a Vice President at Nomura as part of its Acquisition and Leveraged Finance group where he originated, structured and executed leveraged loan and high yield bond transactions for sponsors and corporate clients. Previously, Frank served as a military officer for five years in various roles.

    Frank earned a B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

  • Nicoleen Prince-Burrell
    Nicoleen Prince-Burrell
    Research Analyst
    Nicoleen Prince-Burrell
    Nicoleen Prince-Burrell
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2017

    Nicoleen is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Nicoleen has 18 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, she was a Vice President and Research Analyst at American Capital. Previously, Nicoleen was an Analyst at GSO Capital Partners. Prior to that, she held positions at Callidus Capital Management, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and JPMorgan Chase.

    Nicoleen earned a B.S. from Boston University and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Michael Reda
    Michael Reda
    Research Analyst and Direct Lending
    Michael Reda
    Michael Reda
    Research Analyst and Direct Lending
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2017

    Michael is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit and Origination for Direct Lending.

    Michael has five years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Associate at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he worked with Walt Jackson. He was part of its Leveraged Finance Capital Markets and Syndicate group within the Investment Banking Division.

    Michael earned a B.S. from Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business.

  • Sylva Tran
    Sylva Tran
    Research Analyst
    Sylva Tran
    Sylva Tran
    Research Analyst
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2020

    Sylva is a Research Analyst for Onex Credit.

    Sylva has three years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, she was a Graduate Analyst at Aberdeen Standard Investments in Fixed Income with placements in Global High Yield, Leveraged Loans and Emerging Markets Credit.

    Sylva earned a M.A. (Social Sciences) in Economics and Politics from the University of Glasgow.

  • Himan Choksi
    Himan Choksi
    Manager, Fund/Corporate Accounting
    Himan Choksi
    Himan Choksi
    Manager, Fund/Corporate Accounting
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2016

    Himan is the Manager, Fund/Corporate Accounting of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team focused on financial reporting.

    Himan has 23 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he held positions at M.D. Sass, Marcum LLP, CohnReznick LLP, Grassi & Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

    Himan earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Bombay and an M.B.A from the University of Maryland. Himan is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and New Jersey and a Chartered Accountant in India.

  • Jeffrey Lefkowitz
    Jeffrey Lefkowitz
    Operations Manager, CLO and Marketing Coordinator
    Jeffrey Lefkowitz
    Jeffrey Lefkowitz
    Operations Manager, CLO and Marketing Coordinator
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2014

    Jeff is the Manager, CLO and Marketing Coordinator of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team. He is focused on bank debt and CLO activity.

    Jeff has nine years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he held positions at Deloitte & Touche and ConvergEx.

    Jeff earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Montclair State University, where he graduated summa cum laude. He has successfully completed Level 1 of the CFA program and has held various securities licenses.

  • Andrew Walker
    Andrew Walker
    Operations Manager, Direct Lending, Trade Settlements and Fund Financing
    Andrew Walker
    Andrew Walker
    Operations Manager, Direct Lending, Trade Settlements and Fund Financing
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2011

    Andrew is an Operations Manager of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team. He is focused on direct lending, trade settlements and fund financing.

    Andrew has 14 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he held positions at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he worked on loan closings, corporate actions and reporting, and GSC Group.

    Andrew earned a B.S. in Finance from the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University.

  • Yehudah Bermish
    Yehudah Bermish
    Senior Associate
    Yehudah Bermish
    Yehudah Bermish
    Senior Associate
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2012

    Yehudah is a Senior Associate of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team. He is focused on bank debt and CLO activity.

    Yehudah has 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he held positions at the Bank of New York Mellon and Forex Capital Markets where he was primarily focused on bank debt and CLO activity.

    Yehudah earned a B.S. in Finance from Yeshiva University.

  • Ted Markouizos
    Ted Markouizos
    Senior Associate
    Ted Markouizos
    Ted Markouizos
    Senior Associate
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2017

    Ted is a Senior Associate of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team. He is focused on trade settlements.

    Ted has 11 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he held positions at Markit/ClearPar, 3i Debt Management and Anchorage Capital Group where he had similar roles.

    Ted earned a B.S. from Marist College and an M.B.A. from Iona College.

  • Matthew Paganini
    Matthew Paganini
    Senior Associate
    Matthew Paganini
    Matthew Paganini
    Senior Associate
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2017

    Matthew is a Senior Associate of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team. He is focused on bank debt, CLO activity and trade settlements.

    Matthew has 13 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he held positions at Markit/ClearPar and Canaras Capital Management where he had similar roles.

    Matthew earned a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany.

  • Jason Yoo
    Jason Yoo
    Senior Associate
    Jason Yoo
    Jason Yoo
    Senior Associate
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2014

    Jason is a Senior Associate of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team.He is focused on trade settlements.

    Jason has 22 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he held similar roles at Sound Point Capital, Sandell Asset Management, CSAM, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays Capital and Deutsche Bank.

    Jason earned a B.S. in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.

  • Alexandra Haberman
    Alexandra Haberman
    Associate
    Alexandra Haberman
    Alexandra Haberman
    Associate
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2018

    Alex is an Associate of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team. She is focused on fund accounting.

    Alex has six years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, she was a Senior Fund Administrator at U.S. Bancorp Fund Services.

    Alex earned a B.S. in Accountancy with a minor in Finance from The College of New Jersey and is a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Brian Swatek
    Brian Swatek
    Associate
    Brian Swatek
    Brian Swatek
    Associate
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2018

    Brian is an Associate of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team. He is focused on fund accounting, bank debt and CLO activity.

    Brian has three years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Brian worked at U.S. Bancorp.

    Brian earned a B.A. in Mathematics from Rowan University.

  • David Masi
    David Masi
    Trader
    David Masi
    David Masi
    Trader
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2017

    David is the Head Trader of Onex Credit.

    Dave has 15 years of experience in the leveraged credit markets and is responsible for all trading and capital markets activities. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was a Vice President and Credit Trader at American Capital. He previously held positions at FBR Capital Markets, GSO Capital Partners (The Blackstone Group) and US Bank.

    David earned a B.A. in Economics from Union College.

  • Siena Pope
    Siena Pope
    Junior Trader
    Siena Pope
    Siena Pope
    Junior Trader
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2019

    Siena is a Junior Trader of Onex Credit and assists in trading and capital markets.

    Siena has one year of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, she worked at CVC Credit Partners as an Intern in Trading as well as Investor Relations and Credit Research.

    Siena earned a B.A. (cum laude) from Colgate University.

  • Zachary Drozd
    Zachary Drozd
    Associate General Counsel
    Zachary Drozd
    Zachary Drozd
    Associate General Counsel
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2018

    Zach is the Associate General Counsel of Onex Credit. As Associate General Counsel, Zach assists the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer with legal and compliance matters related to Onex Credit and the investment portfolios managed by Onex Credit.

    Zach has seven years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he practiced corporate law at Proskauer Rose LLP, with anemphasis on the representation of private investment fund sponsors.

    Zach earned a B.A. from Rutgers College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

  • David Stemkowski
    David Stemkowski
    Compliance Officer
    David Stemkowski
    David Stemkowski
    Compliance Officer
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2013

    David is a Compliance Officer of Onex Credit. He is a member of the Legal and Compliance team with a focus on ensuring that Onex Credit meets or exceeds compliance, ethics and integrity standards with respect to all applicable laws, regulations and accreditation requirements. David is responsible for day-to-day compliance operations and reporting.

    David has 23 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, he was a Compliance Associate at MKP Capital Management, where he oversaw and administered the compliance infrastructure. Previously, David was a Compliance Consultant at HedgeOp Compliance. Prior to, he worked at CT Corporation/Wolters Kluwer Company, Counsel Press and the New York County District Attorney's Office.

    David earned a B.S. from Iona College.

  • Zoë Werner
    Zoë Werner
    Office Manager
    Zoë Werner
    Zoë Werner
    Office Manager
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex 2010

    Zoë is the Office Manager of Onex Credit. Zoë acts as a liaison between the Research, Finance and Marketing teams. She works closely with the CIO, CFO and General Counsel, coordinating monthly investor letters, accounts payable and annual events. She oversees daily business operations, including managing office support services, purchasing and facilities management.

    Zoë has 18 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, she worked for Solow Realty & Development, one of Manhattan’s leading privately held owner/development companies, and at CB Richard Ellis, a leading commercial real estate firm. Previously, Zoë worked at a number of firms specializing in legal executive search and placement.

    Zoë attended Washington State University.