Mr. Olson is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of THL Credit, Inc., THL Credit's Direct Lending platform and THL Credit's Tradable Credit platform. He also serves on the Board of Directors of THL Credit's Tradable Credit platform. As a member of THL Credit, Inc.'s senior management team, he is responsible for finance, operations, administration and information technology. He is also directly involved in strategic initiatives, capital raising and investor relations.
Prior to joining THL Credit in February 2008, Mr. Olson spent ten years at Highland Capital Partners, a venture capital firm, where he served as Director of Finance and was responsible for the financial, tax and operational matters for Highland's funds as well global activities in Europe and China. Before joining Highland, Mr. Olson was a Senior Manager at the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he worked with public and private companies in the financial services and technology sectors between 1989 and 1998. He has been a presenter and speaker at numerous financial and private equity conferences and is active with several related industry groups, including the Financial Executive Alliance, where he serves on the Board of Directors.
Mr. Olson earned his B.S. in Accounting from Boston College.