Erica L. Frontiero
Head of Capital Markets,
Carlyle Global Credit,
The Carlyle Group
Erica Frontiero is a Managing Director with The Carlyle Group and the Head of Capital Markets for Carlyle Global Credit, a $35Bn platform, and a member of the investment committee for Direct Lending. With over 17 years in leveraged finance, Erica invests in and raises debt capital for corporations and private equity clients, structuring, syndicating and trading, commercial loans. Prior to joining The Carlyle Group in 2016, Erica spent twelve years with Antares/GE Capital in Capital Markets and began her professional career at Banc of America Securities (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) in leveraged finance, in New York and in London.
Erica holds a B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Dress for Success, an international not-for-profit focused on achieving economic independence and empowerment for women. Erica is also one of the founding members of the creative advisory board for Orchid Worldwide, a boutique, sales, marketing and travel-company, and a member of the inaugural class of Pipeline Angels, which aims to increase the number of women angel investors and social entrepreneurs in the US. She is also a member of the first class of WomeninPower.org, an executive fellowship program created by the 92Y in Manhattan. Erica also serves as a mentor within Parity Partners’ P3 program focused on advancing women through strategic leadership development and community building, and a member of the Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN), an alliance of senior women leaders in private equity. She also serves as a member of the Governance Board of the Wall Street Woman’s Alliance; an inter-firm network dedicated to promoting women to c-suite roles in the financial services industry and a member of the board of directors of the LSTA (Loan Syndications and Trading Association), the leading advocate for the U.S. syndicated loan market since 1995, fostering cooperation and coordination among all loan market participants.