Steve joined in January 2018 and is a Managing Director in Alcentra’s Direct Lending Team. Steve is responsible for originating, structuring and executing new transactions. Prior to joining Alcentra, Steve was a Director at Benefit Street Partners, the credit arm of Providence Equity Partners, with approximately $23 billion in assets under management. Steve was responsible for originating and executing private credit opportunities for sponsored and non-sponsored middle market companies, including 1st and 2nd Lien Loans, Unitranche Loans, Mezzanine and Structured equity. Prior to Benefit Street Partners, Steve spent 11 years at RBS, primarily focused on debt solutions for middle market private equity firms and sub-investment grade corporate issuers. Prior to this, Steve worked at Bank of America for 5 years in the Leveraged Finance Group, with a focus on executing leveraged loans and high yield bonds. Steve graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics.