Prior to co-founding Novamark, Mr. Monk was a Managing Director and Investment Committee member of Allied Capital Corporation, where he was involved in originating, evaluating, executing and monitoring mezzanine debt, secured debt and control investments across a broad range of industries. Mr. Monk originated deals from a multitude of financial sponsors and intermediaries and served as a director or observer on the Boards of Directors of many of his portfolio companies.
Before joining Allied Capital in 1993, he began his career in the Insurance Specialty Lending Group of First Union National Bank in Charlotte, NC.
Mr. Monk received his B.B.A. with a major in Finance from the University of Georgia.