Scott Trefry is a Managing Director in NewStar's Leveraged Finance Group. He joined the firm in 2005 and has more than 16 years of banking experience. In his current role, Mr. Trefry works in Portfolio Management and is responsible for providing credit guidance on new transactions across all sectors and managing a portfolio of credits in the containers and packaging sector. Prior to working in Portfolio Management, Mr. Trefry was NewStar’s senior underwriter, responsible for structuring, leading diligence, and preparing credit analyses for new financings across all sectors.
Mr. Trefry joined NewStar from Banc of America Securities where he worked in the Media & Telecom group. In this role, he originated, structured, and executed senior debt transactions with a primary focus on media. Prior to that, Mr. Trefry spent four years in Fleet Bank's Media & Entertainment group within Corporate Banking where he managed a $1.5 billion portfolio and underwrote new senior debt financings. Prior to banking, Mr. Trefry spent four years as a business analyst in the financial services industry.
Mr. Trefry graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from Hamilton College and later received an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from Boston College.