Asset Management Team

Hal Stephens

Director, Asset Management

Hal is responsible for a variety of asset management activities, with a special emphasis on new program onboarding, control design and process management for NXT’s various funds.

Hal brings 27 years of experience in the commercial lending sector, with experience ranging from portfolio management to operations to risk and origination.  Prior to joining NXT Capital in 2013, Hal was a Managing Director at The Private Bank (Chicago) where he oversaw credit analytics, reporting and reserve models for the bank.  Prior to this, Hal spent 7 years at GE Capital/Merrill Lynch where he managed a significant separate account for the middle market group and underwrote large market participation deals.    Hal’s other credit and finance experience reflects 13 years at Transamerica Commercial Finance including audit, workout and 4 years as the Portfolio Manager for Transamerica’s European commercial loan book.  He began his career at Touche Ross & Co in Oklahoma City.

Hal earned a B.A. in Letters and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Oklahoma and is a CPA.