John Slonieski is a Partner and the Director of Private Credit at Medalist Partners, a $2 billion alternative credit manager focused on asset-based private credit and structured credit. Previously, he was the Director of Private Credit for Candlewood Investment Group. Mr. Slonieski joined from Credit Suisse with 20+ years of experience in asset backed origination and lending across multiple asset sectors. At Credit Suisse, Mr. Slonieski led various parts of the commercial and consumer origination and lending effort within the Asset Finance Group. Areas of expertise include structured capital solutions across commercial and consumer assets such as auto, equipment leasing, small business / factoring, infrastructure and other esoteric asset classes. Mr. Slonieski also has significant experience with early and mid-stage specialty finance companies, including completing some of the first securitizations in the online consumer lending sector. Mr. Slonieski holds a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University.