Management

Howard M. Levkowitz , Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Levkowitz is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TCP Capital Corp. He is also a co-founder and Managing Partner of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (TCP) and Chairman of its Management Committee. Prior to founding TCP, Mr. Levkowitz was an attorney with Dewey Ballantine LLP specializing in real estate and insolvencies. He has served as a Director of both public and private companies, and has also served on a number of formal and informal creditor committees. Mr. Levkowitz is also involved in a number of philanthropic activities, particularly in education, and serves as an executive board member for two private schools and an advisory board member of Israel Knowledge at Wharton.

  • J.D. from the University of Southern California
  • B.S. in Economics (Magna Cum Laude, concentration in Finance) from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A. in History (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Pennsylvania

Rajneesh Vig , President & Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining TCP, Mr. Vig worked for Deutsche Bank in New York as a member of the its Principal Finance Group. Prior to that, Mr. Vig was a Director in Deutsche Bank’s Technology Investment Banking group in San Francisco. Prior to his time at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Vig was a Manager in Price Waterhouse's Shareholder Value Consulting group, after beginning his career in Arthur Andersen's Financial Markets/Capital Markets group. He is a member of TCP’s Management Committee and President and Chief Operating Officer of TCP Capital Corp. He currently serves on the Board of TCP Capital Corp., Edmentum and is on the Los Angeles Advisory Board of the Posse Foundation.

  • M.B.A. in Finance from New York University
  • B.A. (magna cum laude) in Economics from Connecticut College

Paul L. Davis , Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Davis previously served as Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President, Finance of TCP. Prior to joining TCP, Mr. Davis was Controller of a Beverly Hills-based securities broker-dealer. Mr. Davis began his career as an auditor at Arthur Andersen LLP where he supervised audits of alternative investment companies, banks, and other financial institutions.

  • B.A. (magna cum laude) in Business and Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles
  • Certified Public Accountant in the State of California

Elizabeth Greenwood , General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary

Ms. Greenwood is Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of TCP Capital Corp., and General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining TCP in 2007, Ms. Greenwood served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Strome Investment Management, L.P. Prior to that, Ms. Greenwood served as Counsel at companies funded by Pacific Capital Group and Ridgestone Corporation. She began her legal career as an Associate with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. Ms. Greenwood serves as Chair of the Legal Steering Committee of the Small Business Investor Alliance.

  • J. D. from Stanford Law School
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (summa cum laude) from The University of Texas at Austin

Erik L. Cuellar , Controller

Prior to joining TCP, Mr. Cuellar served as Controller for Ares Capital Corporation. In his prior roles, Mr. Cuellar was with Metropolitan West Asset Management where he served as the Assistant Treasurer and Principal Accounting Officer for the Metropolitan West Funds and he managed the Alternative Investments Group at Western Asset Management Company. Mr. Cuellar began his career with Deloitte & Touche LLP where he was a Senior Auditor in their Financial Services Group.

  • Certified Public Accountant in the State of California
  • B.S. in Accounting from California State University Northridge

Investment Committee

Michael E. Leitner , Managing Director

Prior to its acquisition by Blackrock, Mr. Leitner was a Managing Partner at Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (TCP). Prior to joining TCP in 2005, Mr. Leitner served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for WilTel Communications, and before that as President and Chief Executive Officer for GlobeNet Communications, leading the company through a successful turnaround and sale. Previously, he was Vice President of Corporate Development, as well as head of Global Data Center and Colocation Services for 360networks and served as Senior Director of Corporate Development for Microsoft Corporation, managing corporate investments and acquisitions in the telecommunications, media, managed services and enterprise software sectors. Prior to Microsoft, he was a Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Leitner has served on numerous public and private company boards, and currently serves as a Director on the board of Avanti plc, Tillman Infrastructure Group, and Industrial Media.

  • M.B.A. from the University of Michigan
  • B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles

Howard M. Levkowitz , Managing Director, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Levkowitz is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TCP Capital Corp. He is also a co-founder and Managing Partner of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (TCP) and Chairman of its Management Committee. Prior to founding TCP, Mr. Levkowitz was an attorney with Dewey Ballantine LLP specializing in real estate and insolvencies. He has served as a Director of both public and private companies, and has also served on a number of formal and informal creditor committees. Mr. Levkowitz is also involved in a number of philanthropic activities, particularly in education, and serves as an executive board member for two private schools and an advisory board member of Israel Knowledge at Wharton.

  • J.D. from the University of Southern California
  • B.S. in Economics (Magna Cum Laude, concentration in Finance) from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A. in History (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Pennsylvania

Philip Tseng, Managing Director

Prior to joining TCP, Mr. Tseng was a member of the Credit Suisse First Boston technology investment banking group focusing on technology and business services. While at CSFB, he advised on and executed M&A, public and private equity and structured debt transactions for a broad range of small and large cap companies. He also spent time covering technology services companies as an equity research analyst. Prior to that, he spent time in investment banking at Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, where he managed equity and debt offerings for telecommunications companies, both emerging and incumbent carriers. Mr. Tseng currently serves as a Director on the boards of First Advantage, Shopzilla Inc., Anacomp, Inc., and also as a Director on the board of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Southern California section.

  • M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School
  • B.A. (honors) in Economics from Harvard College, Captain of the Men's Varsity Tennis Team and recipient of NCAA and Ivy League awards

Rajneesh Vig , Managing Director, President & Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining TCP, Mr. Vig worked for Deutsche Bank in New York as a member of the its Principal Finance Group. Prior to that, Mr. Vig was a Director in Deutsche Bank’s Technology Investment Banking group in San Francisco. Prior to his time at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Vig was a Manager in Price Waterhouse's Shareholder Value Consulting group, after beginning his career in Arthur Andersen's Financial Markets/Capital Markets group. He is a member of TCP’s Management Committee and President and Chief Operating Officer of TCP Capital Corp. He currently serves on the Board of TCP Capital Corp., Edmentum and is on the Los Angeles Advisory Board of the Posse Foundation.

  • M.B.A. in Finance from New York University
  • B.A. (magna cum laude) in Economics from Connecticut College

For more information on the personnel of our Advisor, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, click here: www.tennenbaumcapital.com/people.html.