Charlie Riceman
Varagon Capital Partners

Daytime MBA

Class of 1995

Council Affiliation:

Fuqua Alumni Council






Greater New York City Area


Charlie is a partner at Varagon Capital Partners, a New York-based credit asset manager focused on direct lending to private equity-owned middle-market companies, where he heads up the firm's origination effort. Charlie has over 20 years of leveraged lending experience across a variety of industries. He has spent his career originating, structuring, underwriting, and executing transactions in support of middle-market private equity clients.

Before joining Varagon, he was Managing Director at Golub Capital. Previously, Charlie served in various investment roles at multiple firms. He also helped implement an inventory control system at Boeing Defense & Space Group, Helicopters Division.

In addition to holding an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, Charlie earned a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Operations Management from Villanova University in 1991. He also serves on the Advisory Council of Villanova University's Center for Global Leadership. Charlie resides in Garden City, New York with his wife and four children.