Freeport Financial Partners
Joe Walker is a Managing Director at Freeport and is responsible for underwriting and managing middle-market debt investments for the Freeport loan funds. Prior to co-founding Freeport in 2005, Mr. Walker spent five years with GE Commercial Finance where he worked in the Global Sponsor Finance Group. In his role at GE, Mr. Walker was responsible for originating, underwriting and managing senior and junior debt facilities and equity co-investments in leveraged transactions. Prior to joining GE, he practiced corporate litigation at Baker & McKenzie in Chicago. Mr. Walker graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Management from Boston College and holds a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School and an M.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.