Mr. Fasanella has over 15 years of experience in asset backed finance and investment banking for the leisure/hospitality lodging and real estate industries. Mr. Fasanella began his career in 1994 at The Prudential Realty Group in commercial real estate research & portfolio management. He then joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 1998 in the Asset Finance Group where he spearheaded the structuring, executing and marketing of asset backed securities (ABS); specializing in vacation ownership transactions which ranged in size from $200M to $500M. Clients included Diamond Resorts, Marriott, Starwood and Wyndham. Mr. Fasanella then joined the corporate finance investment banking division of Credit Suisse, and later Barclays Capital, where he headed investment banking coverage for the vacation ownership, lodging and real estate industries. His financing transactions in this role included structuring and executing investment grade, high yield and equity security offerings, leveraged loans, private placements and development loans. Mr. Fasanella is also well-skilled in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings. Mr. Fasanella received a B.S. with honors and distinction in Economics and Mathematics from The Ohio State University and an M.B.A in Finance and Strategy from Yale University.