John Licciardello
Managing Director
Mr. Licciardello is a Managing Director on the MSD Partners Credit Team.  He first joined MSD in 2006 on the Credit team.  Mr. Licciardello left MSD in 2009 to serve as the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Valo Group, which he founded.  Mr. Licciardello re-joined MSD in 2017.

Prior to joining MSD, Mr. Licciardello worked at Oaktree Capital Management in Los Angeles/London for four years as an Associate from 2001 to 2004 and a Vice President until 2005.  Mr. Licciardello also worked at Credit Suisse First Boston from 1999 to 2001, Barclays Capital from 1998 to 1999, and Pricewaterhouse Coopers from 1996 to 1998.

Mr. Licciardello graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Strategic Management and Accounting.