David Franklin Posnick

Senior Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners LP

David Franklin Posnick

David Franklin Posnick

Senior Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1966

Age

54

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Former President at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Senior Managing Director, Finance Group at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Secretary & Chief Legal Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director, GSO at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director & Head of Investor Relations & Business Development at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Chief Accounting Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Senior Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners (Private Equity)

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Portfolio Manager at GSO Capital Partners LP

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Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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David Franklin Posnick
Senior Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners LP
Education
BS in Economics

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

MBA

Founded in the depth of the Great Depression, UCLA Anderson School of Management now ranks among the top-tier business schools in the world. An award-winning faculty renowned for research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment in the heart of Southern California.

Career History
Senior Managing Director
2007 - Current

GSO evaluates potential opportunities and investments by using the investment process which includes a variety of proprietary and non-proprietary research models and methods of analyses and a variety of both internal and external resources, such as financial newspapers and magazines, research, and reports provided by third parties and corporate rating services. The firm seeks to capitalize on both long- and short-term inefficiencies in the market by investing across a spectrum of products, often employing a bottom-up analysis, utilizing market technical and fundamental analyses to select investments.

Analyst
Prior

Drexel Burnham Lambert was a major Wall Street investment banking firm, which first rose to prominence and then was forced into bankruptcy in February 1990 by its involvement in illegal activities in the junk bond market, driven by Drexel employee Michael Milken. At its height, it was the fifth-largest investment bank in the United States.

Partner
Prior

Leonard Green & Partners invests in established companies that are leaders in their markets. The firm focuses primarily on the consumer & business services, consumer products, distribution, financial, healthcare and retail sectors. They invest in companies in the form of buyouts, going-private transactions, recapitalizations, growth capital investments and corporate carve-outs. They selectively makes public equity and debt investments.

Boards & Committees
Director
2017 - Current

Tapstone Energy, Inc. oil and natural gas company. It focuses in the development and production of oil and natural gas resources in the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas. The company was founded in December 2016 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK.

Member, Investment Committee
Current

GSO evaluates potential opportunities and investments by using the investment process which includes a variety of proprietary and non-proprietary research models and methods of analyses and a variety of both internal and external resources, such as financial newspapers and magazines, research, and reports provided by third parties and corporate rating services. The firm seeks to capitalize on both long- and short-term inefficiencies in the market by investing across a spectrum of products, often employing a bottom-up analysis, utilizing market technical and fundamental analyses to select investments.

Director
Prior

American Seafoods Group LLC harvests, processes, distribute and markets seafood products. Its products include wild Alaska Pollock, wild pacific hake, wild pacific cod, wild yellowfin sole, surimi, fillet block, shatter pack fillets, roe, whole (round) fish, headed gutted, fish oil and fishmeal. The company was founded by Kjell Inge Rokke in January 2000 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Political Donations
$5,000
2013

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides invaluable support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

$5,000
2013

Senior Strategic Advisor at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

$5,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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