Tom Shanklin leads the Corporate Credit team at KAM. Prior to joining KAM, Tom was a Managing Director & Head of Private Debt at Nationwide Insurance responsible for the development and execution of Nationwide’s $3B private debt investment strategies and co-investments. Tom was also a member of the Alternative Investments Leadership team and served as a voting member of Nationwide’s private equity and private debt investment committees. Previously, he was a Director at Deutsche Bank where he sourced, structured, and distributed private placements and managed the New York-based private placement team. Tom also completed a two-year credit training program at SunTrust Bank and held various roles at SunTrust Capital Markets (now Truist). He holds a BSBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.