Julie Persily

last updated 4/2/2018

Julie H. Persily

Independent Director at CM Finance Inc

Location:
601 LEXINGTON AVENUE 26TH FLOOR SUITE C, New York City, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(212) 257-5199

General Information

Experience

Analyst - Drexel Burnham Lambert , Inc.

Co-Head of Leveraged Finance - Citibank

Managing Director and Co-Head of Leveraged Finance Group - Nomura

Managing Director - Citi

Education

B. A.Columbia University

M. B. A - financing and accounting , Columbia Business School

M. B. A.Columbia University

Affiliations

Board Member - Runway Growth Capital LLC

Director - Gsv Growth Credit Fund Inc.

Managing Director - Saloman Smith Barney

Recent News  

BOARD OF DIRECTORS - CM FinanceCM Finance

Julie Persily*
Julie Persily serves as a member of our board of directors. Ms. Persily retired from serving as the Co-Head of Leveraged Finance and Capital Markets of Nomura Securities North America, a unit of Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NMR), a securities and investment banking company, since July 2010. Ms. Persily previously served in various capacities at Citigroup Inc., a financial services company, including as the Co-Head of Leveraged Finance Group from December 2006 to November 2008, the Head of Acquisition Finance Group from December 2001 to November 2006 and as Managing Director from July 1999 to November 2001. From 1990 to 1999, Ms. Persily served in various capacities including as a Managing Director, Leveraged Finance at BT Securities Corp., a financial services company and a subsidiary of Bankers Trust Corp., which was acquired by Deutsche Bank in April 1999. From 1987 to 1989, Ms. Persily served as an analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert, a securities and investment banking company. Ms. Persily received a B.A. in psychology and economics from Columbia College and a M.B.A in financing and accounting from Columbia Business School. We believe Ms. Persily's extensive experience with structuring, negotiating and marketing senior loans, high yield and mezzanine financings brings important and valuable skills to our board of directors.

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Runway Growth

Julie Persily
Board Member About Julie Persily Julie has over 25 years of experience in investment banking, debt capital markets and leveraged finance which includes marketing, credit analysis, structuring and negotiating terms for global debt issuances. Julie began her career in corporate finance at Drexel Burnham Lambert and after earning an MBA, she spent nearly ten years at Bankers Trust providing loan and bond financing to corporate and private equity clients. Julie was a Managing Director at Citibank from 1999 to 2009 where she served as Co-Head of Leveraged Finance. Julie was also formerly Co-Head of Leveraged Finance at Nomura Securities before she retired from banking. Julie earned a BA in Economics and Psychology from Columbia College and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Columbia Business School. Julie is currently an Independent Director at CM Finance (NASDAQ: CMFN), a middle market focused BDC lender.

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Julie Persily
Julie Persily has served as a member of the Board since 2017 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Persily retired in 2011 after serving as the Co-Head of Leveraged Finance and Capital Markets of Nomura Securities North America, a unit of Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NMR), a securities and investment banking company, since July 2010. Ms. Persily previously served in various capacities at Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C), a financial services company, including as the Co-Head of Leveraged Finance Group from December 2006 to November 2008, the Head of Acquisition Finance Group from December 2001 to November 2006 and as Managing Director from July 1999 to November 2001. From 1990 to 1999, Ms. Persily served in various capacities including as a Managing Director, Leveraged Finance at BT Securities Corp., a financial services company and a subsidiary of Bankers Trust Corp., which was acquired by Deutsche Bank in April 1999. From 1987 to 1989, Ms. Persily served as an analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert, a securities and investment banking company. Ms. Persily has served as a member of the board of directors of CM Finance Inc. (Nasdaq: CMFN), a business development company ("BDC"), since 2013. Ms. Persily received a B.A. in psychology and economics from Columbia College and a M.B.A. in financing and accounting from Columbia Business School. The Board has concluded that Ms. Persily's extensive experience with structuring, negotiating and marketing senior loans and high-yield and mezzanine financings brings important and valuable skills to the Board. Consistent with these considerations, after review of all relevant transactions and relationships between each director, or any of his or her family members, and the Company, GSV Growth Credit LLC, or of any of their respective affiliates, the Board has determined that Ms. Persily and Messrs.

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