Susan Golden Joins Lafayette Square as Head of Credit Operations
NEW YORK, June 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Place Lafayette, an impact-driven, minority-owned investment platform, is pleased to announce that Susan Dorée joined the firm as head of credit operations. With over 30 years of experience in leveraged financial management, reporting and accounting, Ms. Golden will be responsible for lending operations, management and agency functions within Lafayette.
Before joining Lafayette, Mrs. Golden was a longtime executive at Cerberus, a leading private equity firm specializing in alternative investing. Since 2002, she was Director of Finance and Operations, where she was instrumental in building the infrastructure, systems and teams needed to support their Sponsors Finance unit, formerly known as Dymas Capital. Management.
“Sue brings extensive field experience of complex loan operations and administration,” said Damien Dwin, founder and CEO of Lafayette Square. “Given the speed at which we aim to bring the necessary capital to underserved communities, his talents and abilities will be invaluable as we accelerate our deployment and begin to put credit to work.”
Earlier in her career, from 1991 to 2002, Ms. Golden held positions of increasing responsibility in finance, lending operations, reporting and administration at Heller Financial, culminating as Vice President – Operations Management for GE Capital Corporation, following the merger in 2001 organizations. As such, she supervised a team of more than twenty professionals supporting her $ 4.5 billion loan administration and was instrumental in integrating two distinct corporate cultures to successfully form the Center of Operational Excellence.
“I look forward to working with Damien and the experienced credit professionals at Lafayette Square,” said Ms. Golden. “The company’s mission is compelling, and deploying capital across the country on a large scale requires a sophisticated administrative approach to ensure that we maintain documentation transparently, meet our accountability goals and maximize our resources. “
Ms. Golden holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Paul University, complemented by a Six Sigma green belt from Heller Financial. She is a former board member and patient advisor for the University of Chicago Womanlab platform.
About Place Lafayette
Lafayette Square is an impact investing platform that works with local partners to create an inclusive U.S. economy. With capital and services, we tackle critical societal challenges in three main areas: housing, employment and financial inclusion. For more information on Lafayette Square, please visit www.lafayettesquare.com.
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