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