Christopher Pucillo founded Solus Alternative Asset Management in July 2007 whicgh emerged out of Stanfield Capital Partners when Mr. Pucillo spun out the hedge fund business, which he had been managing since January 2002.  Prior to joining Stanfield, Mr. Pucillo was the Head of High Yield Loan Trading at Morgan Stanley where he was instrumental in launching the bank’s leveraged loan effort. Mr. Pucillo’s credit trading experience began during his seven year tenure at Bankers Trust. In 1992, in an overall effort to create additional liquidity in the leveraged loan market, Chris moved to the loan trading desk, where he ran Leveraged Loan Trading, and was one of the four founding members of the LSTA (Loan Syndications and Trading Association), which was created to expand the liquidity of the leveraged loan market. Mr. Pucillo received a BA in Economics from Lafayette College in 1989, and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1997.