Charles Harper

Charles W. Harper

Charles W. Harper

Managing Director

Charles W. Harper is a Managing Director of Portfolio Advisors and serves as a voting member of one or more of the firm’s Investment Committees. Chuck joined Portfolio Advisors in 2013 and is primarily engaged in sourcing, evaluating and recommending investment opportunities in private credit. Prior to joining Portfolio Advisors, he was Co-Head of DLJ Investment Partners, the mezzanine investment business at Credit Suisse. Prior to the DLJ and Credit Suisse merger, Chuck was a Vice President in the Investment Banking division at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette from 1997-1999 Prior to DLJ, Chuck worked as a Vice President in the Leveraged Finance Group of First Chicago. Chuck has served as a board observer or director of eleven portfolio companies including Caribbean Restaurants, CB Richard Ellis, Deffenbaugh Industries, Driven Brands, Harlan Labs, Neff Corp, PSSI, Vencore Inc., USS Corp, Wastequip, and WorkflowOne.

B.S. from University of Illinois
M.B.A. from University of Chicago Graduate School of Business