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  • Kevin P. Magid

    Managing Director, Head of Audax Private Debt
    Managing Director, Head of Audax Private Debt

    Kevin P. Magid

    Kevin joined Audax Group in 2000 and has led Audax Private Debt since its inception. Over the past 30 years, he has invested in or raised senior debt, high yield debt, junior debt and equity financing for companies and private equity sponsors in a wide range of industries. Previously, Kevin spent over 13 years as a leveraged finance professional and served as a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance/Merchant Banking Group of CIBC World Markets Corp. He started his career at Drexel Burnham Lambert, and also worked at Wasserstein Perella and Kidder Peabody, principally in a leveraged finance role.

    Kevin received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University.

  • U. Peter C. Gummeson

    Managing Director
    Managing Director

    U. Peter C. Gummeson

    Peter is a Managing Director on the Mezzanine investment team. He has spent his entire career involved in mezzanine and private security investing. Previously, Peter was a Senior Vice President and Principal at the mezzanine debt and equity investment affiliate of Alliance Capital Management. Prior to joining Alliance Capital, he worked at The Equitable and Equitable Capital Management Corporation in their mezzanine and private placement groups.

    Peter received an M.B.A. from the William E. Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester and a B.A. from Lafayette College.

  • Rahman Vahabzadeh

    Managing Director
    Managing Director

    Rahman Vahabzadeh

    Rahman is a Managing Director on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Rahman was an Associate at TCW/Crescent Mezzanine, LLC. He also has been an Associate at Merrill Lynch & Co. and a Financial Analyst at Salomon Brothers Inc.

    Rahman received a B.A. from Princeton University.

  • Steven V. Ruby

    Managing Director
    Managing Director

    Steven V. Ruby

    Steve is a Managing Director on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Steve was an Analyst at Greenwich Street Capital Partners. He also worked as a Financial Analyst with DLJ Investment Partners, Credit Suisse First Boston Private Equity’s dedicated mezzanine fund.

    Steve received an H.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.

  • Ryan N. Benedict

    Managing Director
    Managing Director

    Ryan N. Benedict

    Ryan is a Managing Director on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Ryan was a Vice President in the Financial Sponsors Group at Credit Suisse. He also worked as an Associate at Paribas Capital Markets and a Financial Analyst at Salomon Brothers Inc.

    Ryan received an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and a B.A. from Middlebury College.

  • Adam J. Weiss

    Managing Director
    Managing Director

    Adam J. Weiss

    Adam is a Managing Director on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Adam worked as a Financial Analyst with Citigroup Global Markets in the Media & Telecommunications Group.

    Adam received a B.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan.

  • Shehzad Ajmal

    Principal
    Principal

    Shehzad Ajmal

    Shehzad is a Principal on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Shehzad worked as an Associate with Lehman Brothers in the Investment Banking Division. He also worked as an Associate at BNP Paribas.

    Shehzad received an M.B.A. from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He is a Chartered Accountant from Pakistan.

  • Remington Chin

    Principal
    Principal

    Remington Chin

    Remington is a Principal on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Remington worked as a Financial Analyst with CIBC World Markets in the Financial Sponsors/Leveraged Finance Group.

    Remington received a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Blake Loweth

    Principal
    Principal

    Blake Loweth

    Blake is a Principal on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Blake worked as a Financial Analyst with Citigroup’s Media and Telecom investment banking group.

    Blake received a B.S. from The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

  • Bryant Shain

    Principal
    Principal

    Bryant Shain

    Bryant is a Principal on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Bryant worked as a Financial Analyst with CIBC World Markets in the Leveraged Finance Group.

    Bryant received a B.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

  • Peter K. Stern

    Principal
    Principal

    Peter K. Stern

    Peter is a Principal on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Peter worked as a Financial Analyst with Bank of America in the Leveraged Finance Group.

    Peter received a B.A. from the University of Michigan.

  • Robin Dholaria

    Vice President
    Vice President

    Robin Dholaria

    Robin is a Vice President on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Robin worked as a Financial Analyst with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Merrill Lynch & Co. in the Financial Sponsors Group. He also worked as a Senior Analyst at Ernst & Young, LLP.

    Robin received a B.S. in Business and Economics from Lehigh University.

  • Daniel J. Horan

    Vice President
    Vice President

    Daniel J. Horan

    Daniel is a Vice President on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Daniel worked as a Financial Analyst with Credit Suisse in the Leveraged Finance Group. Daniel has also been a Business Analyst in the Strategy & Operations Group with Deloitte Consulting LLP.

    Daniel received a B.S.B.A with a concentration in Finance from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.

  • John Froats

    Senior Associate
    Senior Associate

    John Froats

    John is an Associate on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, John worked as an Investment Banking Analyst with Lazard Frères & Co. in the Telecom, Media and Technology Group.

    John received a B.A. in Mathematics-Economics from Wesleyan University.

  • John McCann

    Associate
    Associate

    John McCann

    John is an Associate on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, John worked as an analyst with Citigroup in the Syndicated & Leveraged Lending Group.

    John received a B.S. in Economics from Lehigh University.

  • Will Morris

    Associate
    Associate

    Will Morris

    Will is an Associate on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Will worked as an Investment Banking Analyst with Societe Generale in the Leveraged Finance & Financial Sponsors Coverage Group.

    Will received a B.S. in Finance & Economics from The University of Alabama and a J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law.

  • Nicholas Moseley

    Associate
    Associate

    Nicholas Moseley

    Nick is an Associate on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Nick worked as an Associate with Morgan Stanley in the Leveraged Finance Group. Nick also worked at Morgan Stanley in the Wealth Management Capital Markets Group.

    Nick received a A.B. in Psychology from Harvard University.

  • Kevin Prior

    Associate
    Associate

    Kevin Prior

    Kevin is an Associate on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Kevin worked as an Associate with Angelo, Gordon & Co. in the Private Equity Group. Kevin also worked as an Investment Banking Analyst with Citigroup in the Financial Institutions Group.

    Kevin received a B.S. in Finance from The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

  • Associate

    Matthew J. Virgilio

    Matt is an Associate on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Matt worked as an Investment Banking Analyst with Stifel Financial Corp. in the Diversified Industrials Group.

    Matt received a B.A. in Psychology from Amherst College.

  • Eric Duan

    Analyst
    Analyst

    Eric Duan

    Eric is an Analyst on the Mezzanine investment team. Previously, Eric worked as an intern with Audax Mezzanine.

    Eric received a B.S. in Finance & Statistics from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.