Stellus Capital Management Announces Key Hires

Stellus Capital Management, LLC (“Stellus”), a leader in middle market direct lending,announced the hiring of Bill Haverland as Principal and Casey Carroll as Vice President, Investor Relations.

With their many years of credit, private equity and investment banking experience, we are very pleased to have Bill and Casey join the Firm,” said Robert T. Ladd, Managing Partner at Stellus. “Bill and Casey will provide our private equity clients and investors the high caliber support that is the hallmark of Stellus Capital.”

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Mr. Haverland, who will be focused on building private equity relationships in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, brings more than 10 years of credit and investment banking experience to Stellus. Most recently, he served as an Executive Director in Fifth Third Bank’s Technology, Media, and Telecom Group, where he focused on private equity coverage from 2017 to 2022 and was a member of the Investment Banking team responsible for originating and executing M&A transactions. Mr. Haverland received a B.S. in Commerce from The University of Virginia with concentrations in Finance and Management.

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Mr. Carroll joins Stellus with more than 10 years of investor relations and fundraising experience. Most recently, Mr. Carroll was the Vice President of Investor Relations at Comvest Partners, where he was involved in all aspects of IR with a focus on institutional fundraising for the firm’s Private Credit and Private Equity strategies. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President of Production and Development at Straight Up Films in Los Angeles, involved in fundraising, financial structuring, and production for the firm’s slate of films. Mr. Carroll holds a B.A. from The University of Vermont.

About Stellus Capital Management

Stellus was founded in 2012 and formed in conjunction with the spin-out of the Direct Capital Unit of the D. E. Shaw group. Stellus’ senior team helped create the Direct Capital Unit in 2004 and has been investing together in the middle market for 18 years. Since 2004, the Stellus team has deployed approximately $8 billion into more than 300 middle market companies, developing a broad and deep expertise in this segment of the private investing market. Stellus currently has approximately $2.6 billion in assets under management, with offices in Houston,

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