• Kevin P. Magid

    Managing Director, Head of Audax Private Debt
    Managing Director, Head of Audax Private Debt

    Kevin P. Magid

    Kevin joined Audax Group in 2000 and has led Audax Private Debt since its inception. Over the past 30 years, he has invested in or raised senior debt, high yield debt, junior debt and equity financing for companies and private equity sponsors in a wide range of industries. Previously, Kevin spent over 13 years as a leveraged finance professional and served as a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance/Merchant Banking Group of CIBC World Markets Corp. He started his career at Drexel Burnham Lambert, and also worked at Wasserstein Perella and Kidder Peabody, principally in a leveraged finance role.

    Kevin received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University.

  • Michael P. McGonigle

    Managing Director
    Managing Director

    Michael P. McGonigle

    Mike joined Audax Private Debt in 2007 and has led Audax Senior Debt since its inception. Previously, Mike was a Managing Director for GE’s Corporate Lending business. He joined GE in 1982 in the International Trading Operations Group and in 1986 he joined GE Capital’s Corporate Finance Group. While at GE, Mike held various positions in its leveraged finance businesses, including new business origination, risk management and workouts. He was a founding member of business units which invested in par, distressed and second lien loans, building the sourcing and underwriting teams.

    Mike received an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Finance and Quantitative Methods from Fordham University.

  • Robert M. Kadlick

    PRINCIPAL
    PRINCIPAL

    Robert M. Kadlick

    Rob joined Audax Private Debt in 2007. Previously, Rob was a Senior Vice President in GE’s Commercial Finance, Bank Loan Group. He worked in new business underwriting and risk management, with responsibility for a portfolio of par and distressed leveraged loans. Prior to joining GE, Rob worked in accounting and finance at Vestron, Inc., the Penn Central Corporation, and KPMG International.

    Rob received an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University and a B.S. in Accounting from Boston College. He is a C.P.A.

  • Dinko A. Angelov

    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

    Dinko A. Angelov

    Dinko joined Audax Private Debt in 2008. Previously, Dinko was an Assistant Vice President with FirstLight Financial, a middle market commercial finance company. At FirstLight, he focused on new business underwriting and managed a portfolio of senior secured loans. Prior to joining FirstLight, Dinko worked as an associate with the Seabury Group.

    Dinko is a CFA charter holder and received a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems from the University of Bridgeport.

  • Noiel Brill

    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

    Noiel Brill

    Noiel joined Audax Private Debt in 2015. Previously, Noiel was a Vice President in GE Capital’s Bank Loan Group. He was responsible for new underwriting and risk management, with a portfolio of par and distressed leveraged loans.

    Noiel received a B.S. in Business Management from Sacred Heart University.

  • Thomas F. Noto, Jr.

    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

    Thomas F. Noto, Jr.

    Tom joined Audax Private Debt in 2017. Previously, Tom was a Senior Vice President at People’s United Bank, focusing on new business development. Prior to joining People’s, he was a Managing Director with GE Capital, for the NY Intermediary Team, originating and structuring middle market leveraged loans. Tom spent 25 years at GE Capital in roles of increasing responsibility in finance, accounting, risk, quality and new business development.
    Tom is a graduate of General Electric’s Financial Management Program and received a B.S. in Finance and Management from Northeastern University.
  • Anand R. Rao

    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

    Anand R. Rao

    (212) 703-2724 | arao@audaxgroup.com | Download vCard

    Anand joined Audax Private Debt in 2008. Previously, Anand was a Vice President in GE’s Commercial Finance, Bank Loan Group. He worked in new business underwriting and risk management, with responsibility for a portfolio of par and distressed leveraged loans. Prior to joining GE, Anand worked for Vanderbilt Capital Advisors and Reuters, where he performed research, analysis, and valuation of fixed income and structured products.

    Anand received an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Hartford. He received a Master’s degree in Economics and Sociology and a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Bombay, India.

  • Ante J. Sucic

    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

    Ante J. Sucic

    Ante joined Audax Private Debt in 2013. Previously, Ante was a Vice President in GE’s Commercial Finance, Bank Loan Group. He was responsible for new underwriting and risk management, with a portfolio of par and distressed leveraged loans. Prior to joining GE in 2001, Ante worked for Bechtel International as an engineer.

    Ante received an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute.

  • Robert H. Burns

    VICE PRESIDENT
    VICE PRESIDENT

    Robert H. Burns

    Rob joined Audax Private Debt in 2015. Previously, Rob worked at Goldman Sachs Investment Banking in the Financing Group based in London. While there, he structured and executed interest rate and foreign exchange derivatives, and provided financing solutions for Corporates and Sponsors. Prior to 2012, Rob worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management for three years.

    Rob received a B.S. in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University.

  • Sean K. O’Keefe

    VICE PRESIDENT
    VICE PRESIDENT

    Sean K. O’Keefe

    Sean joined Audax Private Debt in 2012. Previously, Sean was an Associate with Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) on the Insurance Asset Management Team. At GSAM, he spent two years providing investment solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of each insurance client.  Product coverage included fixed income, private equity, and hedge funds.  Before GSAM, Sean spent six years in the United States Army attaining the rank of Captain.

    Sean received a B.S. in Management from the United States Military Academy.

  • Pieter H. Smit

    VICE PRESIDENT
    VICE PRESIDENT

    Pieter H. Smit

    Pieter joined Audax Private Debt in 2013. Previously, Pieter was a Vice President at GE Capital in the Bank Loan and Corporate Lending businesses. During his 17-year tenure at GE Capital, he worked in new business underwriting and risk management, with responsibility for a portfolio of par and distressed leveraged loans.

    Pieter received an M.B.A. in Finance from the William E. Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Stony Brook University.

  • Nate Green

    Senior Associate
    Senior Associate

    Nate Green

    Nate joined Audax Private Debt in 2017. Previously, Nate worked in Webster Bank’s Sponsor & Specialty Finance group where he was responsible for the underwriting and portfolio management of senior debt investments in the middle market. Prior to joining Webster Bank, Nate worked in various roles within GE Capital’s Bank Loan Group.

    Nate received a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Fordham University.

  • Ludwig Lalanne

    Senior Associate
    Senior Associate

    Ludwig Lalanne

    Ludwig joined Audax Private Debt in 2018. Previously, Ludwig worked in Fifth Third Bank’s International Corporate Banking group where he was responsible for the underwriting and portfolio management of senior debt investments to large multinational companies. Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank, Ludwig worked in GE Capital’s Bank Loan Group and was a graduate of GE Capital’s Financial Management Program.

     

    Ludwig received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Bridgeport.

  • Brian P. Ma

    Senior Associate
    Senior Associate

    Brian P. Ma

    (212) 703-2722 | bma@audaxgroup.com | Download vCard

    Brian joined Audax Private Debt in 2016. Previously, Brian was an Associate at The Bank of Ireland on the Leveraged Acquisition Finance Team. Prior to joining The Bank of Ireland, he worked at GE Capital’s Bank Loan Group and was a graduate of GE Capital’s Financial Management Program.

    Brian received a B.S. in Finance from Michigan State University.

  • Mary Drucker

    Associate
    Associate

    Mary Drucker

    Mary joined Audax Private Debt in 2017. Previously, Mary was as an Associate Analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, where she performed fundamental credit analysis on corporate finance transactions in the chemicals industry. Prior to that, she monitored a portfolio of high yield issuers at Moody’s.

    Mary received a B.A. in Economics from Lafayette College.

  • John Stoddard

    Associate
    Associate

    John Stoddard

    John joined Audax Private Debt in 2018. Previously, John worked at Medley Capital in the Direct Lending Group where he was responsible for transaction underwriting and execution. Prior to joining Medley Capital, John worked at Teneo Capital advising on restructuring transactions.

    John received a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from Boston College.