Scott Chappell

Portfolio Manager

Charlotte, NC

+1 (704) 805-7671

Scott is a senior member of Barings’ Global Private Finance Group, where he is responsible for originating, structuring, underwriting, and monitoring North American private credit investments, including senior and subordinated debt and equity co-investments. He co-leads the efforts for Barings Small Business Fund and serves on its Investment Committee. Prior to joining Barings in 2015, Scott invested senior and subordinated debt as a Managing Director at BDCA (now Benefit Street Partners) and a Partner / Principal at BIA Digital Partners for over a decade. Scott started his career in financial services on the leveraged finance team at First Union (now Wells Fargo). He has served as a board member or board observer of numerous middle market companies. Scott holds bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from the University of Georgia and Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, respectively.