Team

Steven Hornstein
Brian Hessel, CFA
John Fusek
Oren Shaked
David daCruz
Daniel Kecskes, CFA
Kenzie Shaw, CFA
Todd Shirak
Shaun Wong
Timothy Finn
Sari Mayer, CAIA
Paul Accardi, CPA
Frank Pizzo, CPA
Matthew Alfano, CPA
Zack Eitman, CPA
Kaite Wieland
 
  • Co-founded Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2008)
  • Sailfish Capital Partners, LLC (2006): Partner; launched/managed Leveraged Finance Strategy
  • Pinewood Capital Partners, LLC (2004): Partner/Head Trader/Portfolio Manager
  • Imperial Capital, LLC (2001): Partner and Head of Credit Trading, High Yield and Distressed Debt
  • Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette (1981): Principal, Managing Director, Head of High Yield Trading and managed Institutional Corporate Bond Trading
  • BA in Political Science from C.W. Post Center of Long Island University
 
  • Co-founded Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2008)
  • Stonegate Capital Management, LLC (2001): Partner and Co-Portfolio Manager
  • J. & W. Seligman & Co. (1995): Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager
  • ING (U.S.) Capital Partners (1993): Senior Associate and Research Analyst, High Yield Bonds, Bank Loans, Distressed Debt and Leveraged Equities
  • The Prudential Investment Corporation (1990): Investment Analyst, High Yield and Distressed Bonds
  • BA cum laude in Economics from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a BS cum laude in Economics from the Wharton School
 
  • Co–founded Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2008)
  • Sailfish Capital Partners, LLC (2006): Senior Credit Analyst, Leveraged Finance
  • Amaranth Advisors, LLC (2004): Senior Research Analyst, Credit Opportunities
  • Goldman Sachs (1986): Head of European Credit Research
  • BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA degree from Columbia University
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2017)
  • Sandell Asset Management, LLC (2014): Managing Director, Credit Opportunities
  • Credit Suisse (2009): Director, Leveraged Finance
  • DiMaio Ahmad Capital, LLC (2007): Senior Analyst
  • Shaked Capital Management, LLC (2005): Portfolio Manager
  • Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette/Credit Suisse (1998): Vice President
  • Mr. Shaked earned a BA magna cum laude in History from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2017)
  • Panning Capital Management, LP (2013): Trader, High Yield and Distressed Credit
  • King Street Capital Management, L.P. (2008): Trader, Credit
  • Bear Stearns & Co., Inc. (2006): Trade Support Analyst
  • Lind-Waldock (2005): Sales Account Executive
  • Mr. daCruz earned a BS in Business from Miami University
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2012)
  • Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. (2008): Vice President, High Yield and Investment Grade Analytics
  • Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (2004): Analyst, Leveraged Finance Group
  • BS in Finance from the University of Florida and an MBA degree from Columbia University
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2013)
  • Solus Alternative Asset Management LP (2007): Vice President, Credit Research
  • BNY Capital Markets, LLC (2005): Associate, Debt Capital Markets
  • CIBC World Markets Corp. (2002): Associate, Leveraged Corporate Finance and Research
  • BCOM in Finance from McGill University
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2013)
  • Shenkman Capital Management Inc. (2003): Vice President
  • DRKW – Grantchester Securities (2001): High Yield Research Associate
  • ABN AMRO Inc. (1999): High Yield Research Associate
  • BS in Finance from Indiana University
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2016)
  • Credit Suisse (2009): Director, Distressed and Special Situations Strategy – Global Credit Products
  • SW Capital (2006): Founder/Proprietary Trader
  • Ecokool (2005): Co-Founder and Senior Director
  • Goldman Sachs (2001): Associate, Fixed Income Trading
  • AB in Philosophy from Princeton University and an MBA degree in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2008)
  • Stonegate Capital Management, LLC (2001): Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Research
  • J. & W. Seligman & Co (1996): Senior Research Analyst
  • Seligman Valuations (1986): Head of the New York Office
  • First National Bank of Tulsa (1984): Bank Officer, Credit Analyst
  • BA in Economics from Macalester College, having completed the General Course Program at the London School of Economics, and an MBA degree in Corporate Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2009)
  • Boone Capital Management (2007): Director of Marketing and Investor Relations
  • ABN Amro (2003): Director, Wholesale Client Services
  • Credit Suisse First Boston (1999): Director, Investment Banking
  • Salomon Smith Barney (1994): Vice President, Research
  • PaineWebber (1992): Associate, Research
  • Forstmann-Leff Associates (1989): Associate, Research
  • BA cum laude in Mathematics and Spanish from Amherst College, and an MBA degree in International Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business having studied at ESADE in Barcelona, Spain
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2011)
  • Shumway Capital Partners, LLC (2009): Controller
  • Ernst & Young LLP (2006): Financial Services Office – Asset Management Senior Associate
  • Maier, Markey & Menashi, LLP (2004): Associate
  • BS in Accounting from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2014)
  • Ernst & Young LLP (2011): Financial Services Office - Asset Management Senior Associate
  • BS in Accounting and an MS in Accounting from Fairfield University
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2017)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (2014): Asset Management Assurance, Senior Associate
  • Mr. Alfano earned a BS in Accountancy and Finance from Villanova University, Villanova School of Business
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2018)
  • Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, LLC (2014): Financial Controls Manager, Operations
  • Rothstein Kass/KPMG LLP (2010): Senior Audit Associate, Alternative Investments
  • Mr. Eitman earned a BS in Accounting from University of Rhode Island
 
  • Joined Global Credit Advisers, LLC (2012)
  • First Atlantic Capital, Ltd. (2011): Executive Assistant to the Chairman
  • Martin Currie Inc. (2009): Hedge Fund Sales Support Executive
  • Zephyr Management, L.P. (2007): Assistant Vice President/Administration
  • Investor Select Advisors Limited (2004): Marketing Coordinator/Office Manager
  • Infovest21 LLC (2000): Marketing Associate
  • BA in Marketing from the Zicklin School of Business at Bernard M. Baruch College