Kelli heads the Investor Solutions team, leading the development, implementation, and ongoing program management of private debt funds and separate accounts. She is also actively involved in raising third party capital developing new and maintaining existing investor relationships.
Kelli’s 30+ year career in middle-market commercial finance includes extensive asset management experience. Before joining NXT Capital in 2010, she was a Managing Director of 250 Capital (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merrill Lynch & Co.). Prior to that, Kelli was a senior member at Merrill Lynch Capital with responsibility for new loan origination, as well as structuring, underwriting, closing and ongoing portfolio management of both middle-market and broadly syndicated loans. Before joining Merrill Lynch Capital in 2002, Kelli spent 10 years at GE Capital/Heller Financial, Inc. She began her career with various consulting roles at Arthur Andersen & Co., TSC, Inc.
Kelli earned a B.S. in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.