New York, NY, October 1, 2019 – Churchill Asset Management LLC (“Churchill”) announced the appointment of Joe Cambareri, CPA as Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer, effective September 23, 2019. Mr. Cambareri is responsible for the day-to-day management of Churchill’s finance and accounting function and reports directly to Chief Financial Officer, Shai Vichness.
Mr. Cambareri brings over 20 years of finance, accounting, operations, reporting and tax experience to Churchill, related to a variety of direct lending funds, separately managed accounts, collateralized loan obligations and public and private business development companies. Prior to joining Churchill, Mr. Cambareri served as Chief Financial Officer for nine years at Greenwich, CT-based Credit Value Partners, LLC, a credit-focused asset manager owned by New York Life. He has also held positions at Solar Capital Ltd., Morgan Stanley and Arthur Andersen, LLP.
“We are thrilled to welcome Joe to our Finance team,” said Shai Vichness, Chief Financial Officer at Churchill. “His breadth of experience in credit, along with his exceptional track record leading a variety of critical areas in finance and accounting, will allow him to add immediate value to the firm as we continue to provide best-in-class service to our investors and expand our array of middle market investment products.”
Mr. Cambareri received his B.S. in Accounting and Finance from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and his M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from New York University’s Langone Graduate School. He is also a certified public accountant in the state of New York.
Over the course of 2019, Churchill has grown to nearly $7 billion of committed capital under management across its commingled funds, separately managed accounts and collateralized loan obligations. To support its expanding platform, over the past year, Churchill has added a significant amount of talented professionals across its underwriting, portfolio management, investor relations and finance/operations teams.
About Churchill Asset Management LLC
Based in New York, Churchill Asset Management LLC, a majority-owned affiliate of Nuveen (the asset manager of TIAA) is a leading provider of senior and unitranche debt financing for middle market companies, particularly those backed by top-tier private equity sponsors. Churchill has $6.8 billion of committed capital under management and has broad experience in all aspects of the middle market financing business, including origination, structuring, credit analysis, syndication, and deal monitoring and oversight. More information can be found at www.churchillam.com.
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