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Celine Hannett

Ms. Hannett serves White Oak as the Chief Financial Officer.  She has over 30 years of experience in strategy, business analysis, treasury, finance and operations. Prior to joining White Oak, Ms. Hannett served as Chief Financial Officer at Melody Capital Partners, where she oversaw tax structuring, accounting, liquidity management, financial planning and asset servicing of the firm’s private equity and hybrid structure funds with direct lending and secondary trading strategies, as well as, private equity funds invested in telecommunications infrastructure. She was a member of the Management Committee and the Valuation Committee of the firm. While at Melody, Ms. Hannett also served as Chief Financial Officer at Melodeon Capital Partners, a related adviser managing private equity funds in pre-settlement litigation. Prior to Melody, Ms. Hannett served as Advisor to the Chief Operating Officer at Starwood Capital Group, a real estate investment firm, and as Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Plainfield Asset Management, an investment manager of special situations and direct lending funds. Her previous experience also includes serving in various finance and operating positions at large public and private corporations. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S. in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University.

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