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ERica l. frontiero

Managing Director
Head of Capital Markets, Carlyle global credit
the carlyle group

Erica Frontiero is a Managing Director with The Carlyle Group and the Head of Capital Markets for Carlyle Global Credit, a $33Bn platform, and a member of the investment committee for Direct Lending. With over 16 years in leveraged finance, Erica invests in and raises debt capital for corporations and private equity clients, structuring, syndicating and trading, commercial loans. Prior to joining The Carlyle Group in 2016, Erica spent twelve years with Antares/GE Capital in Capital Markets and began her professional career at Banc of America Securities (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) in leveraged finance, in New York and in London. 

Erica holds a B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Dress for Success, an international not-for-profit aimed at achieving economic independence and empowerment for women. Erica is also one of the founding members of the creative advisory board for Orchid Worldwide, a boutique, sales, marketing and travel-company, and a member of the inaugural class of Pipeline Angels, which aims to increase the number of women angel investors and social entrepreneurs in the US. She is also a member of the first class of WomeninPower.org, an executive fellowship program created by the 92Y in Manhattan and an active mentor with Parity Partners’ P3 program focused on advancing women through strategic leadership development and community building.