White Oak Global Advisors recently announced that Allan Marzen has joined the firm as managing director of originations.

Marzen is responsible for originating and underwriting new investment opportunities for White Oak’s private debt funds throughout the United States. He has nearly 20 years of experience in banking and commercial finance, as well as extensive experience in business operations and management evaluation.

“We are excited to welcome Allan to the team and look forward to benefiting from his deep experience and perceptive insights,” said Darius J. Mozaffarian, partner and head of originations. “His experience in operations strengthens our capabilities in reaching out to new clients, and his work will help us reinforce our reputation as a leading originator of debt financing for middle market companies to support growth.”

Prior to joining White Oak, Marzen served as SVP, loan originations, with Wells Fargo Capital Finance. He previously held senior leadership positions with AloStar Business Credit, First Niagara Commercial Finance, Golub Capital, CapitalSource Finance, CIT and Fleet Capital Corporation. He began his career at Deloitte and Touche as a CPA.