As President & Chief Executive Officer, Gene Martin is responsible for leading and growing the Gordon Brothers Finance Company business. He is a senior, global capital markets and credit investment professional with over 25 years of experience in leveraged credit spanning from regional, middle-market companies to global enterprises. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers Finance Company, Mr. Martin was the Co-Head of Global Leveraged and Acquisition Finance at Morgan Stanley where he was also a senior member of the firm's Capital Commitments Committee and served as Chairman of Morgan Stanley's High Yield Underwriting Committee. Before his ten year tenure at Morgan Stanley, Martin was a Managing Director in Leveraged Finance at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (DLJ) and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Martin also previously worked as a Vice President in Bank of America’s Financial Sponsors Group and as an Assistant Vice President and Credit Analyst/Officer at Shawmut Bank. Mr. Martin, earned his BS from the University of Connecticut and subsequently received his MBA from the University of Connecticut School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).