Mr. Read is President of Cerberus Business Finance, the Firm’s premier middle-market direct lending platform.

Prior to joining Cerberus in 2006, Mr. Read was a Managing Director at CIBC World Markets for 10 years, where he was responsible for the distribution of structured finance products, including CLOs and CBOs, mezzanine financings, leveraged finance, and direct fund raising. From 1993 to 1995, Mr. Read was an Executive Vice President at The Argosy Securities Group, a boutique high-yield advisory firm. From 1991 to 1993, he was a Managing Director at Barclays Bank. From 1989 to 1991, he served as a Vice President at Bankers Trust.

Mr. Read graduated from the University of Utah and received a Master’s Degree from the University of Utah. Mr. Read is a member of the Cerberus Business Finance Committee.