Howard Widra is the senior Apollo employee responsible for management of MidCap Financial’s credit business. Mr. Widra has been with Apollo and/or its affiliates since 2013 and serves as Apollo’s Head of Direct Origination. He was appointed Executive Chairman of MidCap Financial Investment Corporation (“MFIC”) in August 2022.
He served as MFIC’s Chief Executive Officer from May 2018 to August 2022 and as President from June 2016 to May 2018. He has also been a Director of MFIC since May 2018. Mr. Widra was a co-founder of MidCap Financial, and was formerly its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to MidCap Financial, Mr. Widra was the founder and President of Merrill Lynch Capital Healthcare Finance. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mr. Widra was President of GE Capital Healthcare Commercial Finance and held senior roles in its predecessor entities including President of Heller Healthcare Finance, and COO of Healthcare Financial Partners. Mr. Widra holds a JD, cum laude from the Harvard Law School and a BA from the University of Michigan.
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