Mr. Shettle is a senior investment professional with approximately 30 years of experience investing senior debt, junior debt, private equity and making lower middle-market fund investments.

Mr. Shettle had a highly successful 22-year career at Barings, the $325 billion AUM investment manager owned by MassMutual Financial Group. At Barings he was promoted to Co-Head of North American Private Finance Group co-managing a team of 35 investment professionals across 3 U.S. offices and overseeing an approximately $10 billion private credit investment portfolio.  He was also Chairman of both the North American Mezzanine and the North American Private Finance investment committees.

Mr. Shettle was also President of two Barings branded publicly traded New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) closed-end funds focused on private debt securities.

Prior to Barings, Mr. Shettle was a Vice President in commercial lending at Fleet Bank (now part of Bank of America).

Mr. Shettle started his career in management consulting at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in the late 1980s.

Mr. Shettle is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and has an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Shettle also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.