Chris Daniel has over 20 years of credit investment experience. He began his career as a lender financing private equity-sponsored middle market businesses at Citicorp Securities, before transitioning into subordinated debt and structured equity investing at Windjammer Capital Investors. Later, he launched West Coast offices for Praesidian Capital Investors and Churchill Capital, where he continued to leverage his middle market insight. Most recently, Chris was a Managing Director at Gladstone Investment Corporation, where he led their West Coast practice focusing on direct debt and equity investments in middle market companies.
Chris received a BA from UCLA, and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. He has served on sixteen middle market company boards, and on several of them, served as Chairman representing the controlling shareholder.