Our Team

Kristine Jurczyk - Co-Head of Vista Credit Opportunities

Kristine Jurczyk joined Vista in the first quarter of 2013 to launch Vista’s credit platform and is a member of the Credit Committee.

Prior to joining Vista, Ms. Jurczyk served as a Senior Vice President and Team Leader at GE Antares Capital (“GE Antares”), the former middle market sponsor finance platform of GE Capital (and was previously at Merrill Lynch Capital prior to its acquisition by GE Antares). At GE Antares and Merrill Lynch Capital, Ms. Jurczyk managed all facets of the deal process from origination, underwriting, structuring to portfolio management of leveraged loans across a diverse set of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, software and consumer products. In 2002, Ms. Jurczyk joined Merrill Lynch Capital as an initial team member and was, at the time, the only junior member on the team. Previously, Ms. Jurczyk worked at Arthur Andersen as a Senior Manager in the Transaction Advisory Group performing accounting and financial due diligence and analysis on behalf of private equity firms in connection with leveraged buyout transactions. Ms. Jurczyk has almost 19 years of leveraged buyout experience, has reviewed hundreds of transactions and has been involved in the execution of more than $30 billion in debt transactions over her career. 

Education:

B.A. in Accountancy from Gustavus Adolphus College

M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

C.P.A.

Assistant:

Kathleen Olen
(312) 229-9509