Daniel ("Dan") D. McCready serves as NewStar’s Chief Investment Officer. He chairs the Investment and Underwriting Committees and is also a member of the firm's Management Committee.
Dan has more than thirty years of experience in leveraged finance and sponsor coverage. He joined the company from CIT Group, where he was Chief Credit Officer of Corporate Finance and a member of the Credit Policy Committee. His risk responsibilities included all industry groups and all product categories across the Corporate Finance division, including sponsor finance, asset-based lending and equipment finance. Dan has held risk leadership positions for over fifteen years, including credit management and restructuring at GE Capital and CIBC World Markets. His previous experience includes sponsor finance origination and debt capital markets at Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank and Bank of America.
Dan holds a B.S. in Physics from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.B.A. in Finance and Investment from George Washington University.