Head of Research, Senior Research Analyst
Steele Creek Investment Management
Alan DeKeukelaere is the Head of Research at Steele Creek and has over 21 years of experience in credit, capital markets, and investment banking. Prior to joining Steele Creek, Mr. DeKeukelaere worked at Regions Financial as the Senior Credit Portfolio Manager of $1.7 billion of bank loan investments in the technology and defense sectors. From 2005-2012, Mr. DeKeukelaere worked as a Credit Research Analyst for Gulf Stream Asset Management and its successor, Apollo Global Management, and was responsible for portfolios of up to $2 billion in senior secured loans, high yield bonds, and credit default swaps. During his time at Gulf Stream and Apollo, Mr. DeKeukelaere's industry coverage included aerospace & defense, business services, cable, technology, telecom and transportation. Other prior work experience includes four years at Citigroup in a lease financing advisory role and three years at First Union as a Credit Analyst. Mr. DeKeukelaere holds a BA in Economics from Drew University, an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University, and has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.