Governance Board / Gregory Galligan

Gregory Galligan

Chairman, CEO and President, Vista Credit Strategic Lending
Co-Chief Investment Officer, Vista Credit BDC Management

New York

Greg Galligan is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Vista Credit Strategic Lending and serves as the Co-Chief Investment Officer of Vista Credit BDC Management. Mr. Galligan manages Vista Credit Partner’s direct lending business and is a member of the VCP Investment Committee and a Senior Managing Director at Vista Credit Partners.

Prior to joining Vista Credit Partners in 2022, Mr. Galligan was a Partner at Ares Management for 11 years, where he was responsible for building and leading Ares’ direct lending efforts in the United States. Prior to Ares, Mr. Galligan was a Vice President at DLJ Investment Partners, where he focused on origination, structuring and underwriting leveraged finance transactions. Previously, he held investment positions at Capital Source and Bank of America, as part of their respective Leveraged Finance teams.


B.A. in Economics, Boston College
M.B.A., Harvard Business School