Voya Senior Loan Bank Advisory Program About Us
The Voya Senior Loan Group is one of the most experienced managers in the asset class, currently managing approximately $27 billion of leveraged loan assets* across multiple corporate loan portfolios for a diversified global investor base of active institutional and retail clients in over 25 countries. The Group is one of the largest teams dedicated to leveraged loans, with 55 team members, including 32 investment professionals, fully dedicated to the leveraged loan asset class and the Group’s bank loan strategy.
During his more than 30 years in the industry, Randy Cameron has become a thought and practice leader in community, regional and national banks in the development of commercial relationships and portfolios.
A credit executive for more than 25 years, Randy has broad experience, industry leadership and skills in building teams and systems to deliver disciplined credit cultures in banks intent on achieving loan growth. Randy has developed, structured and managed large complex national credits, capital market credit products and regional middle market relationships.
He has authored articles and taught classes on sales management, equipment finance, asset based and leveraged lending. As a proven bank analyst, Randy has a deep understanding of what makes banks work and the delicate risk-price balancing of assets, liabilities, and capital.
Randy has degrees in finance and accounting, an MBA from the University of Utah, and is a distinguished graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware. Randy is a former managing principal at Financial Institution Growth LLC.
Dave Wood’s career in banking spans more than 30 years and ranges from Money Center to Large Regional to Community banks. As a commercial lender he has negotiated and booked complex, multi-faceted transactions for multinationals to core working capital and term credits to local businesses while working for financial institutions on both coasts.
As a training executive, he trained hundreds of bankers in beginning and advanced applications of commercial lending, accounting and trade finance. He has extensive experience as a senior credit administrator working with principal, marked to market and counterparty risk exposures. As a credit policy executive he managed policy development, exposure definition & aggregation systems. During his years in treasury credit administration, he was responsible for global dollar clearings exposures to international banks and developed revised bank analytics.
Dave now assists commercial banks build earning asset programs to accelerate performance and effectively deploy capital. Dave is a former principal at Financial Institution Growth LLC.
Pat has spent his entire career working with institutions on their investment initiatives. At Voya, He leads relationship management with banks nationwide as part of the Voya Bank Advisory team. Prior to Voya, Pat spent 10 years at Keybank, primarily within the capital markets division. His banking experience spanned structuring, origination, and placement of equity and debt transactions. Pat received an MBA at the Monte Ahuja School of Business at Cleveland State University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University. Pat holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Leveraged Credit Leadership
Jeffrey A Bakalar
Group Head and Chief Investment Officer, Leveraged Credit Group
Jeff Bakalar is senior managing director, group head and chief investment officer in the leveraged credit group at Voya Investment Management. He is chairman of the group’s investment committee. He serves as chair of the board of directors of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association. Jeff earned a BS in finance from University of Illinois at Chicago, and an MBA from DePaul University.
* $26.6 billion (as of 12/31/2019)