Brendan Carroll is a senior partner at VPC, which he co-founded in 2007. He is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing private debt and equity investment opportunities, including assisting portfolio companies with strategic initiatives. Mr. Carroll also manages the co-investment process, fundraising and investor relations. Mr. Carroll is a member of the firm’s management and investment committees. Since Victory Park’s inception, Mr. Carroll has led the firm’s commitment and investment in $1.7 billion across 12 specialty finance platforms, including peer-to-peer and direct lending electronic platforms, to provide large volumes of capital at low rates to small businesses and consumers. In addition to specialty finance, Mr. Carroll speaks frequently on strategic turnaround management, SBIC funds, and debt and private equity investing issues. He has served as a guest lecturer and panelist at the Harvard Business School, University of Chicago’s Booth Global School of Business, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and Columbia Business School. Other notable speaking engagements include: Lend360; LendIt USA and Europe; Information Management Network: The Online Lending/P2P Symposium; Debtwire; Private Debt Investor; Reuters Buyouts; SuperInvestor USA; Turnaround Management Association Chicago.
Senior Partner and Co-Founder, Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC