Joe Burkhart leads the Company’s new business origination efforts, working with the Saratoga team to increase deal flow, strengthen the firm’s investment platform and increase assets under management.
Prior to joining Saratoga, Mr. Burkhart was the Managing Director of Tatum’s private equity practice. Previously, he was the Director of Business Development for American Capital’s Private Equity Group where he led the group’s deal origination, screening and staffing. Prior to joining American Capital, Mr. Burkhart was Managing Director at EJF Capital where he worked with the firm’s principals in the development and investment management of structured finance and private equity focused strategies. Mr. Burkhart began his career at Allied Capital Corporation where he was a Vice President in the Private Finance group.
Mr. Burkhart has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.