Michele joined Alcentra in April 2017, and is a senior analyst within the US credit team covering the healthcare and retail sectors. Prior to joining Alcentra, Michele spent four years as a senior analyst at Delaware Investments responsible for high yield bonds and loans, investment grade and convertible bond investments for healthcare, retail , and consumer products sectors. Prior to joining Delaware Investments, Michele invested in retail, consumer products, food and beverage, healthcare, gaming, media, and paper and packaging companies at BNP Paribas Asset Management, BNY Asset Management and UBS Asset Management. Additionally, Michele served as portfolio manager at BNP Paribas Asset Management for the US high yield fund. She was previously a member of Merrill Lynch’s High Yield Credit Research team covering the retail and textile/apparel industries and the paper and forest products industries. Michele holds a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University with concentrations in Finance and International Business.