Monroe Capital expanded its institutional and high net worth business development team with the addition of; Brian Dutzar, serving as director and based in Chicago; Mark Friedrich, serving as managing director and based in Los Angeles; and Brian Lee, serving as director and based in New York.

Prior to Monroe, Dutzar was an executive director at Perella Weinberg Partners/Agility, a firm specializing in outsourced chief investment officer services, where he led business development efforts with financial intermediaries. Dutzar has more than 20 years of experience in business development and consulting with sophisticated investment products for high net worth clients and financial intermediaries.  He also served as managing director at Man Investments, responsible for business development for its suite of alternative investment products.  Dutzar began his career at Wells Fargo, developing and implementing new business strategies in the areas of wealth management, investment consulting and asset management.

Prior to Monroe, Friedrich was a sales executive with Western Asset Management Company, focusing on institutional relationships in the Western U.S. region. He has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to Western Asset Management Company, he was a senior vice president at Nuveen, where he was responsible for new business development across their entire suite of products from equities to private credit. He also held prior roles at WisdomTree, Goldman Sachs and Applied Materials.

Prior to Monroe, Lee was a regional director at Ashmore Group, where he was responsible for business development, within the intermediary channel, in the Eastern U.S. region.  He has more than 14 years of experience in financial services, working in asset management and wealth management. Prior to Ashmore Group, Lee was an associate for Lazard where he was responsible for sales and client service to financial intermediaries in Northeastern and Southwestern U.S. regions. Lee began his career at Merrill Lynch.

“We are thrilled to add Brian, Mark and Brian to the business development efforts at Monroe Capital,” Ted Koenig, chairman and CEO of Monroe Capital, said. “They bring many years of experience and relationships within the limited partner community to Monroe and we are excited to have them.”