Team

Investment Professionals

QUINN MORGAN
Managing Director and Co-Founder. Mr. Morgan is Co-Founder and a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners. 

Mr. Morgan has over 25 years of experience. Prior to co-founding Centre Lane, he was the head of Corporate Private Equity at D.B. Zwirn, a multi strategy hedge fund with over $5 billion of assets under management at the time. Mr. Morgan joined DBZ from an affiliate of Moore Capital, a hedge fund with approximately $15 billion in assets under management at the time, where he was a Principal focused on special situations equity and debt investing in middle market private companies. He also served 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 began his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Frankfurt, London and New York offices, and was part of the Merchant Banking, Leveraged Finance, Corporate Finance, and Mergers and Acquisitions groups. Mr. Morgan holds a B.S. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

KENNETH LAU
Managing Director and Co-Founder. Mr. Lau is Co-Founder and a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Lau has over 20 years of experience. Prior to co-founding Centre Lane, he was a Vice President in the Corporate Private Equity Group of DBZ. He joined DBZ from an affiliate of Moore Capital, where he focused on equity and debt investing in middle market companies. He began his career as a professional at Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking Division. Mr. Lau holds two Bachelor of Science degrees and a Master of Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

LUKE GOSSELIN
Managing Director. Mr. Gosselin is a Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Centre Lane Credit Partners funds.

Mr. Gosselin has over 25 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he co-founded and served as CIO of Fort Hill Investment Partners, 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 initially within the Investment Banking Division, and later in the Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities Division. 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 from Fordham University in Accounting and Finance.

UPACALA MAPATUNA
Managing Director. Ms. Mapatuna is a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Centre Lane Credit Partners funds.

Ms. Mapatuna has over 25 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she served as Partner, Chief Investment Officer and member of the investment committees of Victory Park Capital, an approximately $3.0 billion alternative investment firm focused on providing flexible private credit and equity solutions. Previously, Ms. Mapatuna was a Managing Director in the Asset Management Division of Goldman Sachs focused on equity, credit, distressed and other special opportunity investments. Prior to re-joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Mapatuna held various investment positions at Warburg Pincus, Mill Road Capital and Lazard Capital Partners. Earlier in her career, Ms. Mapatuna was with the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Ms. Mapatuna holds a B.A. with Honors in Economics from Williams College.

MAYANK SINGH
Managing Director. Mr. Singh is a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Singh has over 19 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a Vice President with Monomoy Capital Partners. Earlier in his career, he was a professional with Brera Capital Partners and Sun Capital Partners. He began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co. Mr. Singh holds 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. Mr. James is a Principal of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. James has over 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a Vice President at Sun Capital. Prior to Sun Capital, he was a professional at Deutsche Bank Securities in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Healthcare groups. Mr. James holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

KENNETH WONG
Principal. Mr. Wong is a Principal of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Wong has over 13 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was an Associate with Monomoy Capital. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wong was an investment professional at Kohlberg Capital, focused on private debt investing. He began his career in the Leveraged Finance Group at Bear Stearns. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College.

ERIC DROZDOV
Vice President. Mr. Drozdov is a Vice President of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Drozdov has 9 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.Mr. Drozdov has over nine years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a professional at Rothschild focusing on mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Mr. Drozdov holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Finance from Babson College.

CHRIS HOLDYK
Vice President. Mr. Holdyk is a Vice President of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Holdyk has over 13 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was with Citadel Global Equities. Earlier in his career, Mr. Holdyk was an Associate with TPG Capital, focused on North American leveraged buyouts. He started his career in the Financial Institutions Group at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Holdyk holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

OLIVIA ZHAO
Vice President. Ms. Zhao is a Vice President of Centre Lane Partners.

Ms. Zhao has nine years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she was a professional in the Global Industrials Group at Deutsche Bank Securities. Ms. Zhao holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.

MARY BETH BROSNIHAN
Associate. Ms. Brosnihan is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners.

Ms. Brosnihan has four years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she was a professional in the Global Private Equity Group at the Abraaj Group. Ms. Brosnihan holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

ANDY CHEUNG 
Associate. Mr. Cheung is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Cheung has four years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he worked in the Industrials Group at Citigroup. Mr. Cheung holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.

ROBERT GROSS
Associate. Mr. Gross is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Gross has four years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a professional at Imperial Capital, focusing on restructuring and high yield financings. He began his career in the Financial Restructuring Group at FTI Consulting. Mr. Gross holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

KEN KAM
Associate. Mr. Kam is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Kam has three years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he worked in the Industrials Group at Jefferies. Mr. Kam received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Indiana University Bloomington.

KEVIN REGAN
Associate. Mr. Regan is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners. 

Mr. Regan has five years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a professional in the Leveraged Finance Group at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Regan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics from the University of Rochester.

 

Deal Origination Team

ELIZABETH HEPNER
Director. Ms. Hepner is a Director of Centre Lane Partners, focused on deal origination for the private credit and private equity efforts.

Ms. Hepner has over 10 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she was a Vice President in the Structured Notes origination and structuring group at Bank of America (Merrill Lynch) in New York. Prior to BofA, Ms. Hepner was a Manager at Barclays in London in the Structured Debt Finance group, focused on restructurings and balance sheet management. Earlier in her career, Ms. Hepner was a professional with Lloyds Banking Group and Standard Chartered Bank, helping major corporates with their financing needs across debt and derivative products. She began her career at Coastal Funds in Sydney, working with absolute return and fund of hedge fund investments. Ms. Hepner holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.

MELISSA VALCOVIC
Director. Ms. Valcovic is a Director of Centre Lane Partners, focused on deal origination for the private credit and private equity efforts.

Ms. Valcovic has over 10 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she was Head of Capital Markets for Flat Rock Global’s direct lending platform. Prior to Flat Rock, Ms. Valcovic served as a Vice President at Credit Suisse, initially in the High Yield Bond and Leveraged Loan groups in the Investment Banking Division, and later as a founding member of the Special Situations Group. Ms. Valcovic holds a BS in Finance from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Columbia University.

 

Portfolio Operations Team

MARK BEVAN
Managing Director. Mr. Bevan is a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Bevan has over 26 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a Vice President of Supply Chain at Allied Specialty Vehicles, a private equity owned manufacturer of specialty vehicles. Previously, Mr. Bevan was a Vice President of Supply Chain at Rexnord, and a Director of the Sourcing, Engines & Mechanical Parts division at Brunswick Corporation. Mr. Bevan began his career in the Supply Chain Department of ABB Inc. and the Purchasing & Supply Chain business at Adam Aircraft Industries. 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.

RORY KIRKPATRICK
Managing Director. Mr. Kirkpatrick is a Managing Director 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.Mr. Kirkpatrick has over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he served as a divisional CFO of Chromalloy, a division of private equity backed Sequa Corporation. Prior to Chromalloy, he was the CFO of The International Culinary Center. Previously, he served at GE and Alcoa in operations, finance, planning and strategic development roles. Mr. Kirkpatrick holds a BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

DOUG SCHUSTER
Managing Director. Mr. Schuster is a Managing Director of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Schuster has over 30 years of operations experience. Prior to joining Center Lane, he was the President and General Manager of Thomas & Betts, a global electrical products company and division of ABB. Prior to ABB, he led global businesses for Eaton Corporation in the technology, electronics and digital IoT, and electrical power components, systems and services businesses. Mr. Schuster has also held senior positions at Parallax International, The Gilmore Group and MetalSite. Mr. Schuster holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University.

AMANDA GREENBERG
Director. Ms. Greenberg is a Director of Centre Lane Partners.

Ms. Greenberg has over 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she was Senior Director of eCommerce & Digital at Ferrara Candy Company. Prior to Ferrara Candy, Ms. Greenberg was the Head of eCommerce for KIND. Previously, she served in various sales and marketing roles at Philips, Croscill, Experian Marketing Services and the Orlando Magic. Ms. Greenberg holds a Bachelor of Arts from George Washington University and an M.B.A. from the University of Central Florida.

LARRY POSNER
Director. Mr. Posner is a Director of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Posner has over 30 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a Vice President focused on private equity services, including interim management, restructuring and other operational services at SSA & Company. Previously, he was a Managing Director focused on performance improvement and growth recovery with under-performing private equity owned companies at Alvarez & Marsal. Earlier in his career he served as the CEO of InfoPlus, the CFO of New Day USA and the Senior VP of Sales and Chief Marketing Officer of HIP Health Plans. Mr. Posner also held senior level positions with Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield, The Alexander Group and EmployeeMatters. He began his career in consulting with Ernst & Young and Accenture. Mr. Posner holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

BRUNO ALOISIO
Associate. Mr. Aloisio is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Aloisio has five years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a professional at FTI Consulting, focused on the restructuring of stressed and distressed companies. He began his career in investment banking at Petsky Prunier. Mr. Aloisio holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Value Investing from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

 

Finance, Accounting, Administration and Compliance Team

SHERRY GAO
Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Gao is the Chief Financial Officer of Centre Lane Partners.

Ms. Gao has over 18 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she was the Chief Financial Officer of MatlinPatterson and Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation. Prior to joining MatlinPatterson, Ms. Gao was a Senior Associate at Deloitte & Touche in the assurance practice, specializing in private equity and hedge funds. Ms. Gao holds a BA in accounting from Pace University and an MBA in Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

CINDY SINGH
Assistant Controller.  Ms. Singh is an Assistant Controller of Centre Lane Partners.

Ms. Singh has over 10 years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she held various financial reporting related positions, including in alternative investment services at JP Morgan and at Fiera Capital Corporation. Previously, she was with Standard Life Canada and Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec. She began her career in investment accounting at La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Ms. Singh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from HEC Montreal University. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and a member of the Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec.

KORI McDOWELL
Senior Accountant. Mr. McDowell is a Senior Accountant of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. McDowell has nine years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a Senior Consultant focused on lender advisory services at CoMetric Partners. Previously, Mr. McDowell worked as a Senior Accountant at KKR & Co. Mr. McDowell began his career at Deloitte where he provided tax advisory and compliance services for private equity funds and high net worth individuals. Mr. McDowell holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from St. John’s University.

RUSLAN KLASSEN
Senior Accountant. Mr. Klassen is a Senior Accountant of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Klassen has nine years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, he was a senior accountant with Gen II Fund Services, a private equity fund administrator. Prior to Gen II, Mr. Klassen was a fund accountant at HQ Capital Private Equity. Mr. Klassen began his career as a financial analyst at Russtel. Mr. Klassen holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from SUNY Binghamton.

ANASTASIYA SHEVCHENKO
Associate. Ms. Shevchenko is an Associate of Centre Lane Partners.

Ms. Shevchenko has ten years of experience. Prior to joining Centre Lane, she was a professional at Winton Capital. She began her career in Trade Settlement, specializing in automated loan closing. Ms. Shevchenko holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Economics from Rollins College.

MICHAEL HOGAN
Chief Compliance Officer. Mr. Hogan serves as the Chief Compliance Officer of Centre Lane Partners.

Mr. Hogan is a Director of Compliance at Vigilant Compliance, LLC, Centre Lane’s outsourced compliance adviser. Mr. Hogan has extensive experience in compliance work with Investment Advisers, Mutual Funds, ETFs and BDCs. Prior to joining Vigilant, he was the Supervisory Principal of an International Equities Trading Desk. Prior to becoming a Compliance Officer, Mr. Hogan was a Regulatory Examiner at FINRA where he conducted comprehensive examinations of FINRA member firms covering adherence to SEC, FINRA and Exchange Rules, supervisory systems, policies and procedures and sales practices. Mr. Hogan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Rutgers University, and has performed course work in Seton Hall Law School’s Master of Jurisprudence Degree Program with a concentration in Financial Services Compliance. He also holds a number of FINRA licenses.