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Douglas Goodwillie

Managing Partner & Co-Head, Private Credit

Douglas Goodwillie is a managing partner and a co-head for Kayne Anderson’s private credit strategies. Goodwillie has over 25 years of experience in middle market direct lending, underwriting over $9.0 billion in loan volumes during his career.

Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2011, Goodwillie was a director at LBC Credit Partners, a middle market private debt fund with over $2 billion under management. At LBC Goodwillie was based in the Chicago office and was responsible for originating senior and mezzanine loan transactions. Prior to LBC, Goodwillie was an operating director at Arsenal Capital Partners in New York, leading the firm’s capital markets efforts and served as an industry specialist in the financial services vertical. Goodwillie also spent seven years at Dymas Capital Management in Chicago, a leading middle market finance company, responsible for originating, underwriting and managing senior and junior middle market loans. Goodwillie began his career in 1997 with Gleacher Partners, where he was focused on leveraged lending and M&A advisory.

Goodwillie earned a B.A. from Kenyon College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.