Richard Christensen joined Angelo Gordon in 2015 and is a Senior Partner in the firm’s middle market direct lending business, Twin Brook Capital Partners. He is primarily responsible for overseeing the business’ generalist originations activity. Prior to joining the firm, Rich had been with Madison Capital Funding LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Investments, since its initial founding in 2001. Rich’s primary responsibilities at Madison Capital included client relationship management and new business development, where he focused on originating and structuring transactions with middle market private equity sponsors. Prior to joining Madison Capital, Rich held various positions in loan underwriting and portfolio management at Bank of America’s Commercial Finance Group (formerly NationsCredit Commercial Corp.) and First Source Financial, Inc. Rich received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Arkansas and an M.B.A. and M.A. degree in Accounting from the University of Iowa.