Barry Peterson co-founded Northcreek Mezzanine with Rodger Davis in 2008. Before Northcreek, he co-founded Private Capital Solutions with Davis. Peterson worked for Davis at Provident Bank for seven years, where he was responsible for credit administration and portfolio management of the $4.6 billion commercial banking portfolio, sales and product development, and special projects. Peterson served on Provident’s Risk Management, Portfolio Management, and Executive Loan Committees. He was also responsible for starting and building Provident Business Credit, a national asset-based lending business with $650 million in loans.
Prior to his association with Provident, he was responsible for sales and marketing of American Louver Company, a $20 million annual revenue manufacturer of component products used in commercial lighting fixtures based in Skokie, Illinois. Peterson also spent ten years with Continental Bank in Chicago and Los Angeles, and was responsible for building the Bank’s West Coast presence for its Business Credit Group and for helping start and build its Technology Finance Business. Peterson has B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, with studies at the London School of Business.