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Michael Fishman

Vice President and Director

Michael Fishman was elected a director of Sixth Street Specialty Lending in April 2011 and appointed a Vice President in January 2018. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Fishman served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sixth Street Specialty Lending from April 2011 to December 2013 and as the Co-Chief Executive Officer from December 2013 to December 2017, along with Joshua Easterly. Mr. Fishman is a Partner at Sixth Street. Mr. Fishman has been an executive in corporate lending for more than 30 years with senior management experience in credit, portfolio management and primary loan originations. Prior to joining Sixth Street, Mr. Fishman was the Executive Vice President and National Director of Loan Originations for Wells Fargo Capital Finance (“WFCF”), formerly known as Wells Fargo Foothill and Foothill Capital Corporation. In this role, Mr. Fishman sat on the senior investment committee and was responsible for primary and secondary lending, loan distribution and syndications, strategic transactions and new lending products. From 2000 to 2007, he built the team that grew WFCF’s assets under management from approximately $2 billion to over $10 billion. Mr. Fishman has also contributed to various industry publications and panel discussions, and has sat on the board of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He holds a degree in Finance from Rochester Institute of Technology. Mr. Fishman’s extensive experience in the credit markets provides the Board with valuable industry-specific knowledge.