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Tim Kasta

Sr. Managing Director

Credit — San Francisco

Tim Kasta is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Blackstone Credit’s Systematic Strategies unit.

Prior to Blackstone’s acquisition of DCI in 2020, Mr. Kasta was CEO of DCI, LLC, which he joined at its inception in 2004. Before joining DCI, Mr. Kasta was Partner and Managing Director of KMV LLC where he held a variety of roles, including designing and leading the development and marketing of the firm’s flagship web product – CreditEdge. After the sale of KMV to Moody’s in 2002, Mr. Kasta became Managing Director of Moody’s Analytics (formerly Moody’s KMV), where he was Co-Head of Business Development and Head of Product Development for the asset management sector. Mr. Kasta began his career in 1993 at Bank of Montreal in Toronto where he was one of the original members of the credit portfolio management team within corporate banking.

Mr. Kasta is a CFA charter holder and received his Bachelor of Arts (HBA) from the Ivey Business School at Western University located in London, Ontario, Canada.