Thomas Casarella, CFA
Managing Director and Assistant Portfolio Manager
Mr. Casarella helps lead investing efforts in the consumer, business and financial services industries. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2012, he served as Deputy Chief Restructuring Officer at the United States Department of the Treasury. Before that, Mr. Casarella was an investor in the Private Equity Group at Brookfield Asset Management. He is a board member of Boardriders Inc., Crossroads Building Supply, Gitsit Solutions, Techstyle Fashion Group, and WHP Global. Mr. Casarella is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Children’s Bureau. He began his career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs and an associate at Lazard. Mr. Casarella holds an A.B. degree summa cum laude from Bowdoin College, an M.A. degree in economics from Oxford University, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. He is also a CFA charterholder.