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Whit Williams

Chief Operating Officer

Whit joined Atlantic Street Capital in 2020 as Chief Operating Officer. Whit is responsible for helping to manage the firm and sourcing and executing new portfolio investments. He sits on the Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Atlantic Street, Whit was a Partner from inception of PennantPark Investment Advisers, a $4bn public and private credit platform, where he oversaw as a member of the Investment Committee over $10 billion of investments in more than 575 deals over 13 years, ranging from senior secured debt to mezzanine, preferred and equity. He had extensive managerial and strategic responsibilities for PennantPark. Prior to PennantPark, Whit was a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance Group at UBS Securities LLC. He worked at UBS and predecessor firms, including Dillon Read & Co. Inc. from 1995 to 2007. Whit holds a BA with distinction from the University of Virginia, a CEP with honors from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris ("Sciences-Po"), and an MBA/JD from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and School of Law.