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McGinty Road Partners manages opportunistic credit-focused private equity style funds

 

About Us

McGinty Road Partners is an opportunistic, absolute value focused credit-centric manager founded in 2016. The Firm’s senior team is comprised of five founding partners including Jeff Leu, former President of CarVal Investors from 1993 to 2008, and has over 100 years of combined experience and a long and successful history of working together. The Firm addresses a broad investible universe by focusing on segments of the market that are underserved by both traditional sources of capital, including banks, as well as other alternative asset managers. McGinty seeks to deliver consistent risk-adjusted returns through the business cycle by way of its flexible multi-strategy approach to investing as well as a right-sized approach to capital.

Strategies

McGinty Road Partners tactically deploys capital among three distinct yet highly inter-related strategies: Equipment Finance, Loan Portfolios and Corporate Credit.

MCGinty ROAD TEAM

Jeff Leu

Jeff Leu

President & CIO
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Mr. Leu is a Partner and Founder of McGinty Road Partners. He is a member of the Investment Team and serves as Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Leu is responsible for overall portfolio management for McGinty Road Partners. Mr. Leu joined Allegiance Financial Group, Inc. (“AFG”) in 2010 as Vice Chairman. Prior to AFG, Mr. Leu served as President of CarVal Investors (formerly Cargill Value Investment) from 1993 to 2008 where he was responsible for all activities in loan portfolio acquisitions, real estate, high yield debt, and special opportunities across the globe. Under Mr. Leu, CarVal Investors grew from less than $100 million to over $10 billion in assets. Mr. Leu joined Cargill in 1981, working in the company’s Strategy and Business Development group. From 1983 to 1993, Mr. Leu held various management positions in Cargill Leasing Corporation and in Cargill’s Value Investment Group. Mr. Leu is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics and a Master in Finance.

Tiffany Parr

Tiffany Parr

Partner & CFO/COO
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Ms. Parr is a Partner and Founder of McGinty Road Partners. She serves as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, overseeing accounting, operations, and compliance for McGinty Road Partners. Prior to joining McGinty Road Partners, Ms. Parr held various positions in operations and accounting with CarVal Investors from 2005 to 2016, including Managing Director, Global Credit Operations; Director of Asset Management; Global Loan Portfolio Controller; and Director of Operations. Prior to CarVal Investors, Ms. Parr was a Senior Auditor with Arthur Andersen, Deloitte and Touche, and Jostens. Ms. Parr earned her B.S. in Accounting from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

John Seibel

John Seibel

Partner
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Mr. Seibel is a Partner and Founder of McGinty Road Partners. He is a member of the Investment Team. Mr. Seibel is focused on sourcing, underwriting, and managing investments in Equipment Finance for McGinty Road Partners. Mr. Seibel founded Allegiance Financial Group, Inc. (“AFG”) in 2001. Since its founding, AFG has originated over $500 million in transactions to over 1,000 customers throughout the United States. Prior to founding AFG, Mr. Seibel served as a Senior Vice President and Product Line Manager from 1998 through 2001 for the Specialty Finance Group of U.S. Bancorp. In this capacity, Mr. Seibel had management responsibilities for $500 million in annual originations and a portfolio of 5,000 customers and $1 billion in loans and leases. Prior to U.S Bancorp, Mr. Seibel held various marketing and management positions with Cargill’s Financial Markets Group from 1990 to 1998. Mr. Seibel is a graduate of the College of St. Thomas with a B.A. in Business Marketing Management.

Dave Ellingrud

Dave Ellingrud

Partner
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Mr. Ellingrud is a Partner and Founder of McGinty Road Partners. He is a member of the Investment Team. Mr. Ellingrud is focused on sourcing, underwriting, and managing investments in Loan Portfolios for McGinty Road Partners. Prior to joining McGinty Road Partners, Mr. Ellingrud was a Managing Director at Northeast Bank (Boston) where he was responsible for sourcing and structuring commercial loan originations and purchases. Prior to Northeast Bank, Mr. Ellingrud was a Director at CarVal Investors where he was responsible for sourcing and underwriting commercial loan portfolios as well as developing, negotiating, and managing operating partner relationships. Mr. Ellingrud began his career as a Senior Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Ellingrud graduated Summa Cum Laude from Dartmouth College with an A.B. in Applied Mathematics and also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

John Sinna

John Sinna

Partner
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Mr. Sinna is a Partner and Founder of McGinty Road Partners. He is a member of the Investment Team. Mr. Sinna is focused on sourcing, underwriting, and managing investments in Corporate Credit for McGinty Road Partners. Prior to joining McGinty Road Partners, Mr. Sinna spent over 10 years working as a global special situations focused analyst and trader for a number of institutional hedge funds and private equity firms, including Deephaven Capital, York Capital Management, SAC Capital, and most recently, Värde Partners. Mr. Sinna has investment experience across the capital structure and across the globe in both liquid and illiquid markets. Mr. Sinna began his career in financial services as an investment banker at Piper Jaffray. Mr. Sinna is a graduate, with high honors, of the University of St. Thomas with undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Financial Management and holds an MBA with a concentration in Value Investing from Columbia Business School.

Daniel Lemmage

Daniel Lemmage

Director
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Mr. Lemmage joined McGinty Road Partners in September 2017 and is a Director on the Investment Team. Prior to joining McGinty Road Partners, Mr. Lemmage was an Investment Analyst at Värde Partners, where he evaluated high yield and distressed corporate credit opportunities as well as whole loan portfolios. Prior to Värde Partners, Mr. Lemmage was an M&A Analyst at General Mills. Mr. Lemmage began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Piper Jaffray. Mr. Lemmage earned his B.S. in Business from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Mr. Lemmage is a CFA Level II candidate.

Caroline Closmore

Caroline Closmore

Director, Investor Relations
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Ms. Closmore joined McGinty Road Partners in September 2017 as Director of Investor Relations. Prior to joining McGinty Road Partners, Ms. Closmore was Vice President of Marketing and Investor Relations at Pine River Capital Management (“Pine River”) where she was responsible for building and maintaining long term relationships with a range of institutional hedge fund investors. Prior to Pine River, Ms. Closmore was a Project Assistant in the Private Banking Group at Wells Fargo. Ms. Closmore started her career as a Development Assistant at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ms. Closmore is a graduate of Princeton University with a B.A. in Art and Archaeology.

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Bret Eliason

Director, Financial Reporting & Operations
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Mr. Eliason joined McGinty Road Partners in December 2017 as a Director in Financial Reporting and Operations. Prior to joining McGinty Road Partners, Mr. Eliason was a Vice President at Northern Trust, Hedge Fund Services where he managed the Controller Group across the United States, Europe and India. Prior to Northern Trust, Hedge Fund Services, Mr. Eliason was with CarVal Investors as a Senior Operations Analyst and a Business Analyst supporting Asia and the United States. Mr. Eliason began his career with Carlson Companies as a Senior Auditor. Mr. Eliason graduated from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management with a B.S. in Accounting, Finance, and Management Information Systems and a Master in Business Administration in Marketing, Leadership, and International Business. Mr. Eliason is a CPA (inactive) and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA, inactive).

Teri Salberg

Teri Salberg

Director, Operations
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Ms. Salberg joined McGinty Road Partners in September 2017 as Director of Operations. Prior to joining McGinty Road Partners, Ms. Salberg was a Senior Operations Advisor at CarVal Investors where she was responsible for closing North American and Emerging Markets bank loans, trade claims, and private equity. Prior to CarVal Investors, Ms. Salberg was a Merchant at Horizon Milling. Her prior experience includes trading in energy and agricultural commodities. Ms. Salberg is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in Economics.

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Contact Us

General Inquiries: Info@McGintyRoad.com
Investor Relations: IR@McGintyRoad.com
Business Development: BD@McGintyRoad.com

Address:
60 South 6th St, Suite 3720
Minneapolis, MN 55402