Daily News: January 31, 2019

GE Capital Vet McCarthy Joins LBC as Managing Director


LBC Credit Partners promoted John Jadach to partner and hired GE Capital vet Will McCarthy as managing director. The firm also promoted Adam Slager to director, Rocco Christino and Brian Einfeldt to vice president, Mike Zarrella to senior associate and Kari Shumaker to fund controller.

Jadach is responsible for the firm’s portfolio function and capital markets activity. An LBC team member for nearly nine years, he has served in roles of increasing importance and responsibility. He has 23 years of leveraged lending and financial services experience.

McCarthy will be responsible for sourcing, structuring and negotiating new investments. He is a veteran investment professional providing financing solutions to middle market companies throughout the United States. Previously, he was a director with Orix USA in their Leveraged Finance Group and held senior positions with ING Capital and GE Capital.

The rest of the promotions were within LBC’s investment and accounting teams.

“I would like to welcome Will and congratulate John and the others on their promotions,”” said John Brignola, managing partner. “With over 45 investment professionals and a senior team with more than a decade of shared working history, LBC continues to enhance and strengthen our firm as we enter our 15th year of business. We are excited for the next level of the firm’s leadership and look forward to their contributions to our growth.”

Slager will be responsible for the firm’s treasury and financial planning activities. He has 16 years of industry experience and has been with LBC for nine years.

Christino will be responsible for leading a team in the research and underwriting of new and existing investments. He has 16 years of leveraged lending and financial services experience and has been with LBC for four years.

Brian Einfeldt is responsible for managing a portfolio of loans, capital markets research and loan syndications. He has seven years of leveraged lending and financial services experience and has been with LBC for six years.

Zarrella will be responsible for supporting the research and underwriting of new and existing investments. He has 12 years of leveraged lending and financial services experience and has been with LBC for two years.

Shumaker will be responsible for fund accounting and tax matters. She has 15 years of experience in the asset management and alternative investments industries and has been with LBC for seven years.

Concurrently, LBC announced the expansion of its Chicago office and the relocation of its headquarters to Radnor, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia, to help accommodate growth.