Team

QUINN MORGAN
Managing Director

Quinn Morgan is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Morgan has over 20 years of experience. Prior to co-founding the firm, Mr. Morgan was the head of Corporate Private Equity at D. B. Zwirn & Co. Prior to D. B. Zwirn, he was a Principal with Moore Capital Management and its illiquid asset management joint-venture, Steelpoint Capital Partners, as well as a Managing Director and member of the Investment Committee of Moore Capital’s Asian distressed debt joint-venture, Moore Strategic Value Partners. Mr. Morgan started his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he worked in the Merchant Banking, Corporate Finance, Leveraged Finance, and Mergers and Acquisitions groups in Frankfurt, London and New York. Mr. Morgan holds a BS (Econ) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

KENNETH LAU
Managing Director

Kenneth Lau is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Lau has over 15 years of experience. Prior to co-founding the firm, Mr. Lau worked with Mr. Morgan in the Corporate Private Equity group of D. B. Zwirn. Prior to D. B. Zwirn, Mr. Lau worked at Moore Capital Management and its illiquid asset management joint-venture, Steelpoint Capital. He started his career with Merrill Lynch in the Mergers and Acquisitions group. Mr. Lau received a Master of Engineering and two Bachelor of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

LUKE GOSSELIN
Managing Director

Luke Gosselin is a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners, and the Portfolio Manager for private debt. Mr. Gosselin has over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. Gosselin co-founded and served as CIO of Fort Hill Investment Partners, LLC, an $800 million investment fund focused on stressed and distressed debt investing. Prior to Fort Hill, Mr. Gosselin served as Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co., initially as a founding member of the Leveraged Finance Restructuring Group within the investment banking division, and later as the global head of Primary Principal Investing in the fixed income, currencies & commodities division in New York and London. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he was a Vice President with CIT Business Credit/Corporate Finance providing both restructuring and acquisition financing. Mr. Gosselin holds a BS in Finance and Economics from Syracuse University, and an MBA with Honors from Fordham University in Accounting and Finance.

MAYANK SINGH
Managing Director

Mayank Singh is a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Singh has over 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. Singh was a Vice President with Monomoy Capital Partners. Earlier in his career, he worked at Brera Capital Partners and at Sun Capital Partners. He started his career in the Investment Banking division of Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co. Mr. Singh received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business.

WILLIAM JAMES
Principal

William James is a Principal of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. James has over 13 years of experience in private equity and corporate finance. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. James was a Vice President at Sun Capital Partners. Prior to Sun Capital Partners, he worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank Securities in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Healthcare teams. Mr. James received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

PIERRE CHAMPION
Vice President, Business Development

Pierre Champion is a Vice President of Centre Lane Partners focused on sourcing and business development. Mr. Champion has 10 years of experience in private equity, business development and corporate finance. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. Champion was a business development Associate at CoBe Capital. Prior to CoBe Capital, Mr. Champion worked as a merchant banking Associate at Three Ocean Partners and prior to that as an Analyst at Oppenheimer in its investment banking division. He started his career in the mergers & acquisitions group of Credit Agricole. Mr. Champion holds a MSc in Finance from EM Lyon Business School, a MSc in Marketing, Management and Strategy from IDRAC Lyon Business School, as well as a J.D. equivalent from Claude Bernard Law University.

KENNETH WONG
Vice President

Kenneth Wong is a Vice President of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Wong has 9 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. Wong was an Associate with Monomoy Capital Partners. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wong worked as an investment professional at a publicly traded specialty finance company. He started his career in the Corporate Finance Group at Bear Stearns. Mr. Wong received a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College.

ERIC DROZDOV
Senior Associate

Eric Drozdov is a Senior Associate of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Drozdov has 7 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he worked at Rothschild focusing on mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Mr. Drozdov graduated from Babson College with a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Finance.

OLIVIA ZHAO
Senior Associate

Olivia Zhao is a Senior Associate of Centre Lane Partners. Ms. Zhao has 6 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Ms. Zhao worked in the Global Industrials Group at Deutsche Bank. Ms. Zhao received a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

GREG NAJARIAN
Senior Associate

Greg Najarian is a Senior Associate of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Najarian has 5 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he worked in the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at Macquarie Capital in New York. Mr. Najarian started his career as an investment analyst at Rex Capital Advisors, a family office based in Providence, Rhode Island. Mr. Najarian received a B.S. with a concentration in Finance from Bryant University and is a CFA charterholder.

KEVIN REGAN
Associate

Kevin Regan is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Regan has 2 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. Regan worked in the Leveraged Finance Group at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Regan received a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics from the University of Rochester.

Lauren Roche
Associate, Business Development

Lauren Roche is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners focused on sourcing and business development. Ms. Roche has 5 years of experience in private equity and capital fundraising. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Ms. Roche was CEO & Founder of Thryd Inc., a technology platform focused on leveraging big data for predictive analysis. Prior to starting Thryd, Ms. Roche worked in investor relations at The Carlyle Group and Siguler Guff. She started her career in alternative assets research at NEPC. Ms. Roche holds a BSc cum laude in Behavioral Neuroscience from Northeastern University.

Portfolio Operations Team

DAVID KREILEIN
Managing Director

Mr. Kreilein is a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Kreilein has over 30 years of operations experience, having served as CEO, CFO and COO of several middle-market businesses. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was an Operating Partner with Monomoy Capital Partners. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kreilein was an Operational Vice President of Sun Capital Partners. Prior to Sun Capital, Mr. Kreilein served as a CFO and COO of several middle-market businesses. Mr. Kreilein started his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Kreilein received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

RORY KIRKPATRICK
Principal

Rory Kirkpatrick is a Principal of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Kirkpatrick has over 20 years of operations experience, having served in operational and finance leadership capacities in a number of companies. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. Kirkpatrick served as a divisional CFO at Chromalloy, a division of private equity backed Sequa Corporation. Prior to Chromalloy, he was the CFO of The International Culinary Center. Prior to this, Mr. Kirkpatrick served at GE and Alcoa in operations, finance, business planning and strategic development roles. Mr. Kirkpatrick received a BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

MARK BEVAN
Vice President

Mark Bevan is a Vice President of Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Bevan has over 20 years of professional experience in procurement and supply chain in the automotive and industrial manufacturing industries. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he served as a Vice President of Supply Chain at Allied Specialty Vehicles, a private equity owned manufacturer of specialty vehicles. Prior to Allied Specialty Vehicles, Mr. Bevan worked as a Vice President of Supply Chain at Rexnord, a leading global company specializing in engineered products for industrial applications, which he joined from Brunswick Corporation, a Fortune 500 manufacturer of recreational vehicles and equipment, where he worked as the Director of Sourcing, Engines & Mechanical Parts division. He started his career in the Supply Chain Department of ABB Corporation, a global producer of power & automation technologies and worked as a Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager at Adam Aircraft Industries prior to joining Brunswick. Mr. Bevan holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Management & Organizational Development from Mount Olive College and is accredited by the Institute for Supply Management as a Certified Purchasing Manager.

Finance, Accounting, Administration & Compliance Team

Suzette Del Giudice
Chief Financial Officer

Suzette Del Giudice is a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners. She also serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Del Giudice has over 18 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Ms. Del Giudice was the CFO of Stabilis Capital Management, LP, a private investment firm that specializes in asset oriented distressed debt and unique special situations. Prior to Stabilis, Ms. Del Giudice held positions at Avenue Capital Group in their US and Trade Claim strategies group, at Deutsche Bank as the Latin America Regional Controller and subsequently, as a Controller in Deutsche Bank’s Special Situations Group. Ms. Del Giudice began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she provided audit and consulting services to companies in the Financial Services industry. Ms. Del Giudice holds a BS in Accounting from Rutgers University and a MS in Taxation from Rutgers Business School. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

EDISON LOPEZ
Vice President of Finance

Edison Lopez is the Vice President of Finance for Centre Lane Partners. Mr. Lopez has over 13 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. Lopez was a director of financial reporting and accounting for the specialty finance subsidiary of a large asset manager. He started his career as an Associate Manager of Fund Accounting and Operations at SS&C GlobeOp, a leading fund administrator. Mr. Lopez received a Bachelor of Business from Pace University.

ROBERT MURRAY
Senior Accountant

Robert Murray is a Senior Accountant for Centre Lane Partners. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Mr. Murray was an operations analyst at the private equity firm WL Ross & Co. LLC. He started his career as an accountant at State Street Bank and Trust, in the Private Equity Division. Mr. Murray earned both his Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Accounting and his Master of Science in Accounting at Montclair State University.

BIANA SHAPIRO
Senior Accountant

Biana Shapiro is a Senior Accountant for Centre Lane Partners. Prior to joining Centre Lane, Ms. Shapiro was a senior auditor at Deloitte focusing on financial services with a concentration in private equity. Ms. Shapiro graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.