Mr. Root joined Golub Capital in 2007 and is a Senior Director and Portfolio Manager for the Broadly Syndicated Loan investment business. He is responsible for underwriting primary market leveraged loans and monitoring investments for the Firm, with industry expertise covering Software transactions. Prior to joining Golub Capital, Mr. Root was a Senior Associate in the Transaction Advisory Services group at Ernst & Young. Prior to that, he was a Senior Auditor with the Tax & Business Services group at American Express. Mr. Root earned his BS degree cum laude in Accounting from DePaul University. He received an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. He is also a CFA® Charterholder.