Mr. Duffy has 23 years of experience in corporate lending and portfolio management, including 13 years in research,
trading and portfolio management of CLOs. Mr. Duffy co-founded, managed and grew ColumbusNova, a start-up CLO asset management firm,
to approximately $2.0 billion in assets under management in under two years, before the firm was sold in 2010 to a publicly traded asset manager.
Mr. Duffy held various leadership positions at the merged public company including Head of Funds and Product Management and Trading,
and has significant knowledge in all aspects of running a fixed income investment firm including trading, portfolio management, credit research,
workout and restructuring, compliance and operations. Mr. Duffy also has strong relationships with major investment and commercial banks,
rating agencies and equity and debt investors. Previously, Mr. Duffy served as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Loan Investment Committee member at
Babson Capital Management, where he structured, marketed and managed three CLOs totaling $1.3 billion. Prior to joining Babson Capital,
Mr. Duffy spent five years at Société Générale as a Group Credit Officer and started his banking career at Chemical Bank
(now part of JPMorgan Chase & Co.). Mr. Duffy holds a B.S. in Business from DePaul University and an M.B.A. from Adelphi University.
Mr. Duffy is a Chartered Financial Analyst and was also a part-time finance instructor at Sacred Heart University.
Matthew Stouffer has 24 years of experience in investment management, including 11 years in research, trading and portfolio management of CLOs.
Mr. Stouffer was previously a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager of Deerfield Capital Management LLC’s Bank Loan team.
Prior to joining Deerfield in October 2000, Mr. Stouffer was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager and an ABS/MBS/CMBS trader at
Scudder Kemper Investments. At Scudder Kemper, Mr. Stouffer managed and implemented ABS/MBS/CMBS strategies for Scudder Kemper’s
institutional portfolios totaling $7 billion. Prior to Scudder Kemper, Mr. Stouffer was a Portfolio Manager and Principal at
Cedar Hill Associates where he managed over 80 bond portfolios. Mr. Stouffer holds a B.S. from the University of Iowa and an
M.S. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Stouffer is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the Investment Analysts
Society of Chicago and the Association for Investment Management and Research.