Erica Frontiero is a Managing Director with Carlyle Global Credit and the Head of Capital Markets. Ms. Frontiero is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle in 2016, Ms. Frontiero spent 12 years with Antares/GE Capital in Capital Markets, structuring, syndicating, and trading leveraged loans, across a wide spectrum of industries to investors, including, banks, hedge funds, pension funds and other financial institutions. She began her professional career at Bank of America Securities (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) in leveraged finance, in New York and London.
Ms. Frontiero is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Dress for Success Worldwide and a member of the 2016 class of WomeninPower.org, an executive fellowship program created by the 92Y in Manhattan. Ms. Frontiero is also one of the founding members of the creative advisory board for Orchid Worldwide, a boutique, sales, marketing and travel company, and a member of the inaugural class of Pipeline Angels, which aims to increase the number of women angel investors and social entrepreneurs in the United States.
Ms. Frontiero also serves as a mentor within Parity Partners’ P3 program, focused on advancing women through strategic leadership development and community building, and as a member of the Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN), an alliance of senior women leaders in private equity. She is a member of the Governance Board of the Wall Street Woman’s Alliance, an inter-firm network dedicated to promoting women to C-suite roles in the financial services industry, and a member of the Board of Directors of the LSTA (Loan Syndications and Trading Association), the leading advocate for the U.S. syndicated loan market.
Ms. Frontiero received a BA in economics with a minor in politics from Wake Forest University. Ms. Frontiero holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.