Senior Management

Zia Uddin

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager - Private Credit

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®


  • 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 Private Credit investment vehicles. He works extensively with sponsors (fundless and private equity) and sits on various Board of Directors for Monroe’s investments.  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 Senior 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 COO, CFO and CRO.  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 charterholder and is a non-practicing CPA.