Joshua Easterly was elected as a Director and the Chairman of the Sixth Street Specialty Lending Board at inception in March 2011, and served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sixth Street Specialty Lending from December 2013 (prior to TSLX’s initial public offering in March 2014), along with Michael Fishman. Joshua Easterly was appointed the sole Chief Executive Officer of Sixth Street Specialty Lending in January 2018.
Mr. Easterly is a Co-Founding Partner and Co-President of Sixth Street and the Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Adviser. Between 2008 and 2010, he was a Managing Director at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Americas Special Situations Group, which invested Goldman’s capital in both the public markets and private transactions in distressed and special situations. Between 2006 and 2008, he served as a Director, Management Committee Member and Co-Head of the Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group. Prior to joining Goldman, Sachs & Co. in March 2006, Mr. Easterly was Senior Vice President, Northeast Regional Originations Manager at Wells Fargo Foothill, the $8 billion commercial finance company of Wells Fargo and Company. Mr. Easterly graduated from California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, magna cum laude. Mr. Easterly’s depth of experience investing in a variety of distressed and special situations transactions as well as his extensive knowledge of the business and operations of Sixth Street provides the Board with valuable insight and expertise.