Thomas Michael Finke is a businessperson who founded First Union Institutional Debt Management and who has been at the head of 6 different companies. Currently, Mr. Finke is Chairman for Adara Acquisition Corp. Mr. Finke is also Manager at Jefferies Finance CP Funding LLC, Vice Chairman for MM Asset Management Holding LLC and Manager of Loan Strategies Management LLC and on the board of 5 other companies.
In his past career he occupied the position of CIO & Executive Vice President at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Principal at Barings LLC, Chairman for Barings Real Estate Advisers LLC, Chairman of Barings Global Advisers Ltd. President at First Union Institutional Debt Management and Manager at Wood Creek Capital Management LLC (which are all subsidiaries of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.), Manager of Credit Strategies Management LLC, Vice President for Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., Principal at First Union Capital Markets Corp. and Principal at Mellon Bank, NA (New York Branch).
Mr. Finke received an undergraduate degree from McIntire School of Commerce and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business.