Susan Golden is the Managing Director, Head of Loan Operations at Lafayette Square. She brings 30 years of experience leading financial and loan operations. Prior to joining Lafayette, Sue spent 19 years as Director of Finance and Operations at Cerberus, a leading private equity firm specializing in alternative investing. She was instrumental in building the infrastructure, systems, and teams necessary to support the sponsor finance unit, formerly known as Dymas Capital Management.
Previously, Sue was Vice President of Operations Management for GE Capital Management (formerly Heller Financial, Inc.,) where she oversaw a team of 20+ supporting a $4.5 billion loan administration business. Upon merger of the organizations, Sue was instrumental in integrating two distinct cultures to successfully form the Center of Operational Excellence. Her earlier career with Heller includes roles of progressive accountability in finance, loan operations, reporting & administration.
Originally from Chicago, IL Sue holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from De Paul University, complemented by a Six Sigma Green Belt from Heller Financial. She is a board member and patient advisor for the University of Chicago Medicine Womenlab.org