Mark Bernier Managing Director

StrategyDirect Lending


EducationB.S., Bryant University

Prior ExperienceGE Capital
Fleet Bank

Mark Bernier is a Managing Director of WhiteHorse Capital. Mark is responsible for sourcing and structuring middle market financings, including senior loans, unitranche, second lien, mezzanine and structured equity for private equity sponsored and non-sponsored transactions.

Mark has over 20 years of leverage finance experience across a broad range of sectors including telecom, software, media, tech enabled, internet and business services. Prior to joining WhiteHorse, Mark worked at GE Capital for 18 years where he held various leadership roles in risk and originations within GE Capital’s U.S. and European businesses. He last served as a Senior Managing Director and Group Head of GE Capital’s Telecom and Technology business where he and his team sourced and structured cash flow debt transactions for private equity sponsored and non-sponsored deals. Prior to GE Capital, he spent four years at Fleet Bank in its Media and Communications Finance Group where he completed Fleet’s Financial Management and Credit Training Programs.

Mark received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University.