David R. Gardner, Cincinnati

David Gardner joined MVC Capital in October 2014 to help execute the company’s junior debt strategy. Prior to joining MVC, Mr. Gardner spent six years at Fifth Third Bank, where he assisted in making direct mezzanine investments in lower middle market companies. While at Fifth Third, Mr. Gardner also helped raise over $1.5 billion in private debt capital for public and private corporations. Mr. Gardner is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and a CFA & CAIA Charterholder.