Stefan Schmitz is a Managing Director on Gallatin’s Income Strategies team. He is responsible for sourcing, risk underwriting and asset management of alternative fixed income transactions. Prior to joining Gallatin, Mr. Schmitz was a Managing Director at Peak 8 Asset Management LLC. He also served as Chief Administrative Officer for the Entitle Direct Group, Inc., a national title insurance company, where he was responsible for human resources, infrastructure, compliance, business development, and strategic initiatives. Prior to Entitle Direct, Mr. Schmitz was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager in PartnerRe’s alternative investments group. He began his financials services career by working for more than a decade as a sell-side investment banker at Lehman Brothers, JPMorgan, and UBS, where he focused on non-traditional securitizations and other capital market transactions. Mr. Schmitz holds a BS in Finance from the University of Central Florida and earned a joint JD and MBA from Georgetown University.