Mr. Obolewicz is the Chief Operating Officer for LCR Franchise Finance. He is responsible for direct capital deployment to franchisee operators and daily operations within LCR Franchise Finance. His focus is on providing senior debt to brand name, mainstream franchise operations while developing strategic partners in the franchise finance industry.
Prior to joining LCR, Robert was a Managing Director at GE Capital within the Bank Loan Group. His experience at GE Capital covered leverage loan originations, underwriting, loan portfolio management, and six sigma quality. Within the Bank Loan Group, he was the primary buy side coverage & relationship manager for GE Capital’s Tier 1 & Tier II agent banks. Responsibilities focused on partnering with syndication agent banks to grow assets under management and leverage loan underwriting. Robert maintains a high level of credit, capital markets, and work-out experience from actively managing a portfolio of leveraged loans and direct underwriting. His expertise in loan underwriting and originations drove significant on book leverage loan commitments and distressed debt investments. Prior to GE Capital, Robert worked for Asea Brown Boveri in their Financial Planning & Analysis group.
Robert received his MBA from Fairfield University in Finance and a BS in Finance and Economics from Fairfield University as well. Robert resides in Connecticut with his wife and three children.