Ingrid Kiefer will join SLR Capital Partners this month as a partner and chief business development officer. Kiefer will lead SLR’s business development and investor relations, leveraging more than 25 years of experience in the credit and alternative investment industry.

“We are thrilled that Ingrid is joining the SLR team,” Michael Gross and Bruce Spohler, co-founders of SLR, said. “Her experience developing product offerings will enhance our delivery of private credit solutions to investors around the world.”

Previously, Kiefer spent 14 years at Canyon Capital Advisors, where she was a partner and held titles of head of business development and client relations and then chief marketing officer. She oversaw business development strategy as the firm expanded its investor offering as well as client partnerships and corporate communications. Kiefer also organized and led senior leadership and internal management initiatives focused on governance and talent development.

Prior to joining Canyon Capital Advisors in 2009, Kiefer worked at Satellite Asset Management, where she led global business development for its pension and consultant clients. Previously, Kiefer led business development and product strategy efforts at Drake Management and BlackRock. She started her career at Fischer Francis Trees and Watts as a product specialist in fixed income.