Florence is responsible for structuring, underwriting and closing cash flow loans for new platforms, as well as monitoring the loan portfolio.
Florence brings 13 years of middle market leveraged lending experience to NXT Capital. Prior to joining NXT Capital, Florence was a Director at ORIX Leveraged Finance, where she was responsible for underwriting, execution and management of investments. Prior to joining ORIX USA, Florence served as Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) at Pizza Hut, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer. While there, she led the development of Pizza Hut’s in-house data-driven analytics capabilities and transformed the FP&A team by implementing financial accountability across the organization and providing data-driven insight. She also spent 5 years at Goldman Sachs & Co in the Specialty Lending Group, a proprietary investing group focused on debt and structured equity financing. As Vice President, Florence was responsible for structuring investments, conducting due diligence, managing legal documentation and leading restructurings. Prior to Goldman Sachs, she worked as an analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in the M&A Group.
Florence graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Additionally, she graduated with the highest honor from Dallas Theological Seminary with a master’s degree in Biblical Studies.