Board

Lee S. Buckner

Mr. Buckner is a co-founder and Managing General Partner for Global Leveraged Capital. He most recently served as Head of The Merchant Banking Group – Western Region at BNP Paribas from 2000 to 2006, and a member of the North American Leveraged Finance Business Council. He was also Co-Founder and Head of The Merchant Banking Group – Western Region for Paribas from 1992 to 2000. Prior to this, he held positions at Bankers Trust & Co., Levi Strauss & Co., and McKinsey & Co. Mr. Buckner earned his B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

 


 

Jeffrey Youle

Mr. Youle is a co-founder and Managing General Partner for Global Leveraged Capital.   He most recently served as Head of Corporate Investment Banking at BNP Paribas 2003 to 2005. He was also Head of Acquisition Finance and Loan Structuring - NA for BNP Paribas, and Managing Director for that firm's Private Capital Group. He served as Head of Paribas' Media and Telecom Group from 1998 to 2001, and was Co-Founder and Head of NY Merchant Banking from 1987 to 1998. Prior to this he held positions at Touche, Ross & Co. and American Can. Mr. Youle earned his B.S. from Albion College, and his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.