Javier is Global Chief Credit Officer and Managing Director of H.I.G. Whitehorse. Mr. Casillas has over 20 years of experience in credit, private equity and mergers and acquisitions. As an original member of H.I.G.’s direct lending team, Mr. Casillas is involved in all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, structuring, and portfolio management. Mr. Casillas is also active in the recruitment and development of the credit team for H.I.G. WhiteHorse.
Mr. Casillas joined H.I.G. in 2006 and has led credit investments across a broad range of sectors, including healthcare, business services, and specialty finance. Prior to joining H.I.G. Whitehorse, Mr. Casillas was with ING Americas and JP Morgan.
Mr. Casillas received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.