Jason Dufour joined the White Oak Global Advisors’ Healthcare Finance team as a managing director. Dufour will focus on supporting the expansion division, including originations, underwriting and servicing.

Dufour joins White Oak from Wells Fargo Capital Finance, where he was a regional credit manager, responsible for the expansion of the nationwide portfolio management and underwriting capabilities of healthcare team. He built out the team’s East Coast footprint, recruited members to develop its depth of experience in healthcare finance and further strengthened the group’s national healthcare presence and capabilities.

Prior to WFCF, Dufour spent 14 years with GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services (acquired in 2015 by Capital One) in various senior risk roles, departing as the healthcare ABL segment risk leader.

Dufour’s credit risk experience includes key healthcare segments such as hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. His brings credit risk expertise across various loan products including asset-based lending, life science venture loans, SNF real estate and leveraged term loans.