Michael Weissenburger

Head of Origination

Mr. Weissenburger joined DDJ in 2015 and has more than 30 years of industry experience, including 13 years of experience in sourcing, analyzing, and direct lending across a variety of industries.  As the Head of Origination, Mr. Weissenburger is primarily responsible for building relationships across several financing channels, including investment banks, commercial lenders, private equity firms, Business Development Companies (BDCs), restructuring advisors/consultants and other non-traditional lenders.

Prior to joining DDJ, Mr. Weissenburger served for 10 years as Director of Direct Loan Origination at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, where he originated new transactions by effectively sourcing, reviewing, and establishing relationships from Maine to Pennsylvania as well as in Eastern Canada. Prior to his experience at Wells Fargo, he held financial positions at Sonus Networks, Inc., Cognos, Inc. (since acquired by IBM Corporation) and Converge, Inc.  Mr. Weissenburger received his MBA from Northeastern University and his BA at the University of Connecticut.