Mr. Cox serves White Oak as Managing Director of Underwriting, with primary responsibility for structuring and underwriting new investment opportunities for White Oak’s private debt fund. He joined White Oak in May 2021. Mr. Cox has 20 years of asset-based lending and commercial finance experience, having served in various originations, relationship management, and underwriting roles throughout his career. Prior to joining White Oak, Mr. Cox was Managing Director and Western Region ABL Underwriting Manager at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, managing a team of underwriters focused on delivering financing solutions to middle-market and mid-corporate sponsor-backed, public, or privately owned companies across North America. During his tenure at Wells Fargo, Mr. Cox was also a senior relationship manager in the Syndicated Finance division and a business development officer with Wells Fargo Business Credit. He also previously served as a Vice President, relationship manager, in Bridge Bank’s Capital Finance lending group and as Vice President, underwriter, in Bay View Bank’s factoring division. He received a B.A. in political science from Harding University. Over the years he has been active in the CFA/SFNet, ACG, and TMA.