General Counsel & Managing Director
Office Location: Chicago
Joined the team: 2016
- Duke University, B.A. in Political Science/Art History
- Washington University (St. Louis), J.D.
- Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners, LLC, Director of Structured Products
- Mayer Brown LLP, Attorney
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Favorite Food: Bacon
Favorite Movie: Miller's Crossing
Mr. Gruszka is the General Counsel and Managing Director of Monroe Capital. He is responsible for all firm-related legal matters. He also serves on the Board of Directors of MCAP Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: MACQU), a special purpose acquisition corporation. Mr. Gruszka has over 20 years of experience in private funds, leveraged loans, distressed investments and structure products. Prior to Monroe, Mr. Gruszka was a Director of Structured Products at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners, LLC, where he was responsible for structuring CLO transactions, analysis on distressed and special situations investments and general private investment fund legal matters. Prior to Chicago Fundamental, he was an Attorney in the finance practice at Mayer Brown LLP, where he represented issuers, underwriters, banks, sponsors and private investment funds in a wide variety of finance transactions. Mr. Gruszka earned his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and his B.A. from Duke University.