Head of Workout & Restructuring, Senior Research Analyst
Steele Creek Investment Management
Michael Audino is a Senior Research Analyst and Head of Workout & Restructuring at Steele Creek. Mr. Audino joined Steele Creek in January 2014 with more than 22 years of experience in leveraged finance and high yield research. Prior to joining Steele Creek, he worked for Standard & Poor’s as a senior corporate and recovery ratings analyst in the consumer products and business services practice and as the lead high-yield and leveraged loan analyst for S&P Leveraged Commentary and Data covering distressed and par loan companies in the consumer products, media and retail sectors. Before joining S&P in 2009, Michael was employed at Babson Capital, Chase Manhattan Bank, Allied Capital, and Ableco Finance. Michael worked in a variety of roles but mainly as a senior analyst where he was responsible for underwriting and managing a portfolio of leveraged loan investments in various sectors. He also has experience in structuring and syndicating leveraged loan transactions. Michael holds a BS in Accounting from Villanova University and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. He also successfully completed Chase Manhattan’s credit training program.