Senior Management

Zia Uddin

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager - Institutional Vehicles

Phone: 312-523-2374


Office Location: Chicago

Joined the team: 2007


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. in Finance
  • The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, M.B.A. in Finance and Econometrics
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • Non-practicing Certified Public Accountant


  • Franklin Street Equity Partners LP, Principal
  • Pharos Equity, Principal
  • Arthur Andersen LLP, Manager


  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • CFA Society of Chicago

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Favorite Food: Cheesecake

Favorite Movie: Quick Change

Full Bio

Mr. Uddin is a Managing Director and the Portfolio Manager of Monroe Capital’s institutional vehicles. He is also Co-President of MCAP Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: MACQU), a special purpose acquisition corporation. In addition, he focuses on Monroe Capital’s equity investments, as well as Monroe Capital’s transactions with software, technology-enabled and business services companies. He works extensively with sponsors and non-sponsor businesses and sits on various boards of directors for Monroe Capital’s investments. Mr. Uddin has experience sitting on the Board of Directors for a variety of companies in different industries. He joined the firm in 2007 and is a member of Monroe’s Investment Committee. Mr. Uddin has over 25 years of management consulting, corporate finance, turnaround and investing experience.  Prior to Monroe, Mr. Uddin was a Partner and Principal with two middle market private equity funds.  Prior to that, he was a Manager at Arthur Andersen LLP where he provided management consulting services to a wide range of clients. Mr. Uddin has also had numerous operating roles at middle market companies including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer.  Mr. Uddin earned his M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and his B.S. from University of Illinois.  He is a CFA charter holder and is a non-practicing CPA.