Mr. Pierce is the Founder and Managing Partner of Tenkara Capital, an investment firm focused on opportunistic credit and structured equity investments across multiple industries.  Prior to founding Tenkara Capital in 2020, Mr. Pierce spent nearly 17 years as an investment professional at Oaktree Capital Management, most recently as Managing Director and a member of the Investment Committee for the Special Situations and Global Principal Opportunities Group.  Prior to joining Oaktree in 2003, Mr. Pierce was with J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs.  Mr. Pierce received a B.A. in Economics with a focus on business administration from Vanderbilt University.