Jeffrey Kolke Joins Monroe Capital

Jeffrey Kolke Joins Monroe Capital

Monroe Capital has added Jeffrey Kolke as a new managing director in the firm’s Chicago office. Mr. Kolke will be responsible for originating cash flow and enterprise value based loans in private equity sponsored transactions.

“We are very excited to add Jeff to the Monroe Capital team,” said Ted Koenig, President & CEO of Monroe Capital.  “Jeff has an accomplished career providing debt solutions to middle-market companies and brings with him wide-ranging risk and portfolio management experience across multiple industries.  He will be responsible for non-sponsored lending efforts in addition to originating cash flow and enterprise value based loans regionally in private equity sponsored transactions.”

Prior to joining Monroe, Mr. Kolke was a Senior Vice President at GE Capital, where he spent 15 years.  He was responsible for intermediary channel origination to support the strategic initiatives of public and private corporations, family funds, and hedge funds. He has experience in recapitalizations, mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, leveraged buyouts and many other corporate strategies.  Prior to GE Capital, Mr. Kolke worked at GE Plastics as a National Accounts Manager, Nalco Chemical as an Area Manager and National Starch & Chemical as a Technical Service Representative.  Mr. Kolke earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Wayne State University.

Monroe Capital is a specialty finance company providing senior and junior debt to middle-market companies. The firm specializes in originating, structuring and providing one-stop financings.  Investment types include senior and junior secured debt as well as bridge loans, acquisition facilities, mezzanine or last-out secured loans and equity co-investments. Monroe Capital is based in Chicago (

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