James Athanasoulas joined HarbourVest in 2018 to focus on private credit investments.
Prior to joining the Firm, Jamie spent 13 years at Bain Capital Credit (formerly known as Sankaty Advisors) where he originated, structured, and underwrote and managed a number of debt and equity private investments in the middle market. He was a managing director in the Private Credit Group while at Bain Capital and has experience investing senior, junior, and equity capital in sponsored and non-sponsored transactions. While at Bain Capital, Jamie was an Executive Officer and Treasurer of Bain Capital Specialty Finance (or “BCSF”), an externally managed specialty finance company focused on lending to middle market companies, from its inception until his departure in 2018. Prior to joining Bain Capital Credit, Jamie worked at Bain and Company where he focused a considerable amount of his time in the private equity group.
Jamie received a BA from Georgetown University in 1994 and an MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 2001.