Senior Managing Director, Head of Lending, North America
Kyle C. Shonak is Senior Managing Director, Head of Lending, North America at Gordon Brothers and a leader in the region’s growth and client engagement strategies. Kyle is responsible for leading opportunities to deploy short- and long-term capital to clients undergoing transformation beyond traditional asset-based lending solutions.
Kyle has nearly 20 years’ experience managing complex growth and winddown transactions, partnering with management teams, private equity sponsors, strategic buyers and asset-based lenders to provide expertise and additional capital in special situations. Additionally, he has extensive experience offering clients customized solutions through effective structuring, underwriting, rehabilitation and asset monetization.
Prior to joining Gordon Brothers, Kyle was a managing director at Pathlight Capital where he managed all aspects of the firm’s commercial lending business and was a member of the investment committee. Previously, he was president of Salus Capital Partners and spearheaded the company’s winddown and portfolio restructuring. Before that, Kyle served as vice president of special assets for Textron Financial, where he was responsible for developing legal and business strategies in Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Kyle earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Turnaround Management Association and Secured Finance Network. Kyle is based in Boston.