Mario Shaffer Managing Director

StrategyDirect Lending

EducationB.A., The College of William & Mary

Prior ExperienceCapitala Group
Alliance Partners
FBR & Co.
New Enterprise Associates

Mario is a Managing Director of WhiteHorse Capital and is based in Washington, D.C.

Mario is responsible for sourcing and executing middle market debt financings for both non-sponsored and private equity sponsored transactions.

Most recently, he was with Capitala Group, where he made debt and equity investments in middle market companies. Before that, he was with Alliance Partners, which provides debt financing to private equity sponsors. Prior to Alliance Partners, he was with Barclays, FBR & Co. and New Enterprise Associates.

Mario has a B.A. degree from The College of William & Mary.