Management Team

Peter A. Reed, Chief Executive Officer

Peter A. Reed  has been our Chief Executive Officer since September 2017. Mr. Reed served as a member of our Board of Directors from May 2015 until May 2022. Mr. Reed previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the board of directors of GECC. Until September 2017, Mr. Reed was Portfolio Manager and Partner at MAST Capital, a Boston-based registered investment advisor. Prior to joining MAST Capital in 2004, Mr. Reed was an investment banking analyst at Brown, Gibbons, Lang & Company where he worked on mergers and acquisitions, in- court and out-of-court financial restructurings, and debt and equity private placements for middle market companies.

Adam M. Kleinman, President

Adam M. Kleinman has been our President since March 21, 2018. Mr. Kleinman is GECC’s Chief Compliance Officer and GECM’s President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Mr. Kleinman was a Partner, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of MAST Capital from 2009 to September 2017. Prior to joining MAST Capital, Mr. Kleinman was an associate in the Banking and Leverage Finance group at Bingham McCutchen LLP, where he represented financial institutions, hedge funds and corporate borrowers in a broad range of commercial finance transactions, including syndicated debt financings, asset-based credit facilities and domestic and international debt workouts and restructurings. Mr. Kleinman graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Haverford College in 1997 with a BA in History and received his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2004.

Nichole Milz, Chief Operating Officer

Nichole Milz has been our Chief Operating Officer since September 6, 2022. Prior to joining GEG, Mrs. Milz spent 16 years at Magnetar Capital LLC where she worked in various senior Operations, Finance and Strategy roles. At Magnetar, she served as Deputy Chief Operating Officer and ESG Officer of the Magnetar Energy and Infrastructure Group as well as a member of the Energy & Infrastructure management committee. Mrs. Milz also served as Treasurer of Star Peak Energy Transition Corp and Star Peak Corp II, two alternative energy-focused Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations. Prior to Magnetar, Mrs. Milz spent four years at Citadel Investment Group as head of Capital Structure Analysis, a team supporting the Global Credit group in modeling and fundamental credit analysis. She began her career at Ernst & Young where she was an Audit manager in the Entrepreneurial Services group, a Firm Educator, and a nominee and participant in the firm’s National Accounting Research Program. Mrs. Milz received her Master of Professional Accountancy and Bachelor of Business Administration with honors from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin in 1997.

Brent J. Pearson, Chief Financial Officer

Brent J. Pearson has been our Chief Financial Officer since September 2019, and previously served as our interim Chief Financial Officer from February 2019 to September 2019. Mr. Pearson has also served as our Chief Accounting Officer since October 2018. Prior to joining GEG, Mr. Pearson was a Senior Manager in the audit practice at Deloitte, where he held various positions of increasing responsibility from 2005-2018. Mr. Pearson received a Master’s in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science from Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant.