Relationship and Investment Management
Prior to joining AmalCap, Ms. Youse-Warde was Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Churchill Financial in New York City from 2007 to 2011. Her responsibilities included underwriting and managing a portfolio of middle market leveraged loans. She also strengthened executive support of the underwriting team by standardizing reporting on quarterly portfolio reviews, and improved the accuracy and speed of key decision making by developing a customized database and business analysis program.
From 1997 to 2007, Ms. Youse-Warde held a series of management positions at PNC Capital Markets and PNC Bank NA including Vice President of Credit Policy, Managing Director of Corporate Finance, and Managing Director of Leveraged Finance lending to private equity sponsors.
She began her career as an analyst at Barclays Bank’s Pittsburgh branch office and rose to Director in the Leveraged Finance Group.
Ms. Youse-Warde earned her MBA in Finance and Corporate Accounting at the Simon Graduate School of Management at the University of Rochester, where she also earned her BA in Economics. She is a past board member of the Financial Women’s Association. In her community service work, she served as an advisory board member of World Impact-Newark, which provides young people in the inner cities with school and work opportunities.