Mr. Turner is the firm’s Chief Investment Officer. He is responsible for sourcing and conducting due diligence on prospective investments.
Prior to joining Direct Lending Investments in 2016, he served as the lead Portfolio Manager for the MIG Diversified Fund at MIG Capital, responsible for managing all aspects of the investment program and leading the investment committee. Mr. Turner has invested in, and provided strategic direction to, multiple top tier direct lending asset managers, a point of sale consumer lending platform, and several ABS origination platforms.
Mr. Turner previously served at Goldman Sachs as Treasurer of a $20 billion alternative investment franchise, where he was responsible for over $4 billion in financings, credit facilities, and synthetic leverage transactions. Moreover, he was previously a Consumer Innovation Executive at Bank of America. Over his career he has been responsible for several strategic initiatives where he contributed to some of the first European securitizations of private placements, web originated credit card ABS programs, and consumer credit linked synthetic risk securitizations. He holds two patents in financial product design.
Mr. Turner graduated cum laude with a B.B.A. in Finance from Howard University.