Daily News: February 15, 2013

Monroe Capital Hires Ex-GE Capital SVP as Managing Director

Monroe Capital LLC said Jeffrey Kolke has joined the firm as managing director in its Chicago office.

“We are very excited to add Jeff to the Monroe Capital team,” said Ted Koenig, president & CEO of Monroe Capital. “Jeff has an accomplished career providing debt solutions to middle-market companies and brings with him wide-ranging risk and portfolio management experience across multiple industries. He will be responsible for non-sponsored lending efforts in addition to originating cash flow and enterprise value based loans regionally in private equity sponsored transactions.”

Prior to Monroe, Kolke was a senior vice president at GE Capital, where he spent 15 years. He was responsible for intermediary channel origination to support the strategic initiatives of public and private corporations, family funds, and hedge funds. He has experience in recapitalizations, mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, leveraged buyouts and many other corporate strategies. Prior to GE Capital, Kolke worked at GE Plastics as a national accounts manager, Nalco Chemical as an area manager and National Starch & Chemical as a technical service representative.