Eric James

Eric is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in a variety of roles.

Prior to Encina Private Credit, Eric was most recently with Morgan Stanley, where he was an Executive Director in charge of compliance for high net-worth lending and deposit products for Morgan Stanley’s two domestic banks. Prior to that, Eric spent 16 years at GE Capital where he was in positions of increasing responsibility in Structured Operations, including seven years as an Operations Team Lead for GECC’s Healthcare, Corporate Finance, Franchise Finance and Non-Earning portfolios. Following that, Eric moved into regulatory compliance where he supported GECC’s Sponsor group, and then was the Compliance Officer for GECC Corporate Finance. Eric began his career at Gilman Financial Services and Heller Financial.

Eric earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and has a CRCM designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers.