Marc Pressler joined Monroe Credit Advisors as a managing director in its Chicago office. Pressler will be responsible for originating middle market debt and lease transactions for the firm.

Pressler has more than 30 years of experience in commercial banking and structured finance. Prior to Monroe Credit Advisors, Pressler was the commercial banking segment leader at Associated Bank, where he was responsible for leading the origination, underwriting and portfolio management teams in the southeast Wisconsin region.

Prior to joining Associated Bank, Pressler was one of five commercial banking team leaders at BMO Harris Bank in Chicago and managed bank relationships and funding needs for middle market borrowers. He held previous roles at Madison Capital Funding, GE Capital, Heller Financial and LaSalle Bank.

“We are proud and excited to add Marc to the Monroe Credit team,” Brent Krambeck, managing partner of Monroe Credit Advisors, said. “Marc has an excellent reputation, strong relationships and an accomplished career with over 30 years in middle market finance. He is uniquely positioned to be successful as a debt advisor in our firm given his strong credit skills and experience working with a variety of bank and non-bank lenders. Marc will be a great addition to the team helping us grow our originations opportunities across the U.S.”

Monroe Credit Advisors is the boutique financial and debt advisory affiliate of middle market lender Monroe Capital. The company provides debt capital solutions to middle market companies and their investors.