Ms. Handy is a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio & Underwriting for First Eagle Alternative Credit’s Direct Lending platform. As a member of the Boston investment team, her role includes overseeing the underwriting and management of portfolio investments.Ms. Handy became part of First Eagle in 2020 upon the firm’s acquisition of THL Credit. Prior to joining THL Credit in 2016, Ms. Handy worked at GE Capital where she held several roles in underwriting, portfolio management and workouts. Most recently, she was the COO of GE Capital Americas’ workout function.Ms. Handy earned her M.S. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her B.S. in Finance and Spanish from Boston College.