Michael Won joined White Oak Healthcare Finance as a senior director. Won will focus on supporting the expansion of White Oak’s origination efforts across all healthcare subsectors.

“We are very excited that Mike is joining our team,” said Ross Eldridge, managing director at White Oak. “With the flexible capital White Oak has raised coupled with Mike’s expertise and background, we look to continue to become a major player in the healthcare lending marketplace.”

Won joined White Oak from Cantor Fitzgerald, where he was a senior member of the healthcare team and was responsible for the build-out of the financial sponsor coverage effort. Prior to Cantor Fitzgerald, he spent 10 years with Jefferies in the leveraged finance group and at Société Générale on the high yield team in roles that included client coverage, structuring and underwriting.

Won’s experience includes key healthcare segments such as multi-site healthcare facility companies, pharma services, skilled nursing facilities and pharmaceuticals. He has closed more than 60 debt transactions, raising more than $20 billion of capital.