Seth I. Friedman
Seth I. Friedman is a Managing Director of RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund, and has over 14 years of financing experience. Prior to joining RLJ Credit, Mr. Friedman was a Managing Director at Perseus Finance, LLC, a lower middle market focused debt fund.
Prior to Perseus Finance, Mr. Friedman worked as an Associate Director in the Mezzanine Equity Finance Group at MetLife, principally focused on sourcing, underwriting, executing, and monitoring mezzanine investments and fund investments within the Alternative Investments Unit.
Prior to MetLife, Mr. Friedman worked in The 1818 SBIC Fund of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. ("BBH"), a lower middle market fund established to provide junior capital to small businesses. While at BBH, Mr. Friedman was primarily responsible for assisting in the sourcing, underwriting, executing, and monitoring of portfolio company investments.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Friedman worked as an investment banker with Mesirow Financial, Inc., and as a credit analyst in the leveraged finance group at LaSalle Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of ABN-AMRO Bank N.V.
Mr. Friedman holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.