About Us

Our Approach

We are a specialty finance company that provides lending and leasing solutions to middle-market
companies in the U.S. and Canada.  We focus on disciplined underwriting and active portfolio monitoring
to directly originate differentiated private credit assets with attractive risk-adjusted returns.

Our Story

Founded in 2014, Encina Capital Partners is headquartered in Los Angeles and has over 50 employees across 10 locations.

Meet the Team

Our leadership team is highly experienced in commercial finance and has a strong background in private equity,
principal finance, risk management, restructuring and capital markets.

Andrew Salter

Founder & CEO

Andrew Salter, serves as a Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Encina Capital Partners, LLC. Previously he served as a Senior Vice President of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., joining them in 2005, he served as a Member of the Principal Opportunities and European Principal Opportunities team.

Andrew holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.

Jason Wolff

Chief Investment Officer

Jason previously worked at The Baupost Group (a value-oriented hedge fund with approximately $30B in AUM) and at two private equity firms.
Jason received a B.A. in English with distinction from Yale College and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Robert McMahon

Chief Operating Officer

Rob McMachon serves as Chief Operating Officer at Encina Capital Partners, LLC. Rob has 25+ years of executive leadership and banking roles at GE Capital and ABN Amro Bank, with a demonstrated track record of rapidly growing businesses, launching new products, and driving both revenue and cost synergy. 

Rob holds a B.A. from Fairfield University.

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