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Evan Waggoner

Director, Originations

Washington DC

Evan began his career in commercial banking at Wells Fargo Capital Finance in 2014 when he joined the bank’s financial analyst program and focused on various strategy, integration, and underwriting solutions for asset-based lending clients. He later completed Wells Fargo’s credit management training program and returned to asset-based lending where he served on the corporate industrials underwriting team and most recently on the middle-market originations team. During his tenure at Wells Fargo, his collective efforts supported the structuring, documenting, and closing of over $2.6BN of senior secured debt facilities to companies across the U.S.

At Stonegate, Evan is responsible for covering a national third-party referral network to originate opportunistic collateral-backed credits to lower middle-market companies, emerging brands, and technology driven enterprises with needs for leveraged buyouts, M&A, recapitalizations, growth capital, and more.

Evan holds a BS in Business Administration from North Carolina State University where he graduated with honors and was also a Graduate Assistant with the North Carolina State Football Team. He lives in Washington, D.C. and enjoys traveling, being outdoors / hiking in national parks, and spending time with his family.