Mr. Bruce is a Managing Director of Crescent Capital Group LP focused on direct lending. Based in Chicago, he is responsible for sourcing and executing investment opportunities from private equity sponsors primarily in the financial services industry. Prior to joining the team in 2022, Mr. Bruce was a Director at Madison Capital Funding LLC where he was head of execution for the Insurance & Financial Services Group. Prior to Madison Capital, he was a Managing Director and led the Sponsor Leveraged Finance Group at Fifth Third Bank, originating and executing senior and subordinated debt investments. Mr. Bruce received a BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa, an MBA from DePaul University, an MS in Accountancy from DePaul University, and is a CFA Charterholder.