Thomas Gahan

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer

Tom Gahan is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Benefit Street Partners and is head of alternatives for Franklin Templeton. Prior to joining Providence and launching Benefit Street Partners in 2008, Mr. Gahan was global head of capital markets of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and head of corporate and investment banking in the Americas. He was also chairman of the principal investment committee and a member of the global banking executive committee and the global markets executive committee. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Gahan spent eleven years at Merrill Lynch, most recently as global head of credit trading within the fixed income division. Mr. Gahan received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University.