Steve Davey, Hayden Creek Advisors CEO and Managing Partner, has 23 years’ experience in the financial services industry serving the middle market in a variety of capacities including: lender, investor, direct lender, and risk management consultant. Davey is responsible for advising clients during times of growth and crisis on strategies surrounding capital markets, asset risk, liquidity solutions, events of distress / turnaround, as well as sell-side M&A. Davey has led two trade organizations as President, current Turnaround Management Association Northern CA President, occupies Board of Director roles, is an operating founder / entrepreneur as well as investor and advisor to various tech and special situation start-ups.
Immediately preceding HCA, Davey was Senior Vice President at CAC Specialty, serving as a founding member of the Special Situations Group, providing advisory to distressed and bankrupt companies. Prior to his time at CAC, Davey was a member of the same distressed / bankruptcy practice at JLT Specialty, a division of JLT Group, which was acquired for $6Bn. Prior to joining JLT, Davey was Director at Lateral Investment Management, a private direct lending fund, Director with AloStar Bank, a specialty lender focused on leveraged debt; as well as Vice President with PNC Bank, a national lender focused on leveraged, structured and second lien debt. Davey spent his formative career focused on lending and investment activities within the middle market via originations, underwriting, portfolio management, capital markets, DIP financing, loan workouts, and liquidation of distressed / non-performing assets with HCC Capital, ATEL Capital Group, Bay View Capital, and Thomas Weisel Partners.