ATLANTA – MAY 10, 2022 — Wingspire Capital LLC has appointed Doug Sylvia to the newly created role of Chief Risk Officer for its Wingspire Equipment Finance platform (“WEF”).

Wingspire recently launched WEF to provide flexible equipment finance solutions for middle market customers in manufacturing, industrial, construction, truck/trailer, marine, shipping ports, technology/communications and other sectors. Doug will work closely with WEF’s originations, underwriting, capital markets and portfolio management teams to evaluate the financial and operational risk for our clients and prospective clients.

With two decades of experience as a senior credit officer, portfolio manager and underwriter, Doug brings subject matter expertise and sound judgment that will enable WEF’s sustained growth. Doug was most recently a Senior Vice President and Lending Manager at Wells Fargo and before that he held roles of increasing responsibility at GE Capital. Doug earned an MBA from Marist College, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Connecticut State University.

“Doug’s knowledge and experience with complex equipment transactions during the entire financing life cycle are valuable assets for Wingspire Equipment Finance, and we are delighted to add his expertise and relationships to our team,” said David Wisen, Co-founder and CEO of Wingspire Capital.


Wingspire Capital is a middle market-focused, specialty finance firm that provides asset-backed credit facilities to businesses across all industries.  Our depth of experience across all debt products and industries enables our firm to be creative and flexible in our 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 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 (NYSE: OWL), an alternative asset manager with approximately $102 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2022.  For further information, visit

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