ATLANTA — June 8, 2021 — Wingspire Capital, a leading specialty finance firm focused on providing asset backed credit facilities to the middle market, today announced that David Gittleman has joined the firm as Head of Capital Markets. Mr. Gittleman is based in Atlanta and will support Wingspire’s growth as it implements its strategy of originating and arranging senior secured credit facilities for private and publicly traded companies throughout the country.
Mr. Gittleman previously was a Senior Managing Director of Steel City Capital Funding, where he sourced transactions and supported business development officers throughout the U.S. in all facets of deal origination including the structuring and arranging of complicated financing solutions provided by PNC Business Credit.
“We are excited to have David Gittleman join the Wingspire team,” said David Wisen, Founder & CEO of Wingspire Capital. “David is a creative and client-focused professional with long-standing relationships and extensive experience in structuring and arranging innovative financing solutions.”
About David Gittleman:
Before Steel City, Mr. Gittleman was President & Chief Executive Officer of Cratos Capital Partners, LLC, a specialty finance company with $1 billion in assets under management. David also previously held senior positions at Wells Fargo Foothill and Wachovia Bank and began his career at Bankers Trust in New York. Gittleman received his B.A. from Rutgers University and his M.B.A. from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management.
About Wingspire Capital:
Wingspire Capital is a middle market-focused, specialty finance firm that provides asset-backed credit facilities to businesses across all industries. Wingspire Capital’s depth of experience across all debt products and industries enables the firm to be creative and flexible in their approach, and the lender of choice for companies across all stages of growth and complexity. The commitments for our credit facilities range in size from $20 to $200 million. Wingspire has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, and New York.
Additional information about Wingspire Capital can be found at www.wingspirecapital.com.
Wingspire Capital is a portfolio company of Owl Rock Capital Corporation (NYSE: ORCC), which is externally managed by Owl Rock Capital Advisors LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser. Owl Rock is a division of Blue Owl Capital, an alternative asset manager with approximately $52.5 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2021.