Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”) announced today that it has expanded its U.S. Investment Originations Team with the hiring of Debbie Habib as a Director. Ms. Habib will be based in LLCP’s New York office and is responsible for the origination of new investment opportunities and investment due diligence with a focus on the Northeastern U.S.

Michael Weinberg, Managing Partner of LLCP, commented, “We are excited to continue the growth of our U.S. Investment Originations Team with the addition of Debbie Habib. Debbie will be a critical part of our continued success, as she brings significant investment experience and a large network of referral sources across the U.S.”

Prior to joining LLCP, Ms. Habib was a Vice President with Lindsay Goldberg, a New York-based private equity firm, where she led the firm’s business development efforts. She began her career at FGI Worldwide, a New York-based commercial finance company, where she spent 10 years in various leadership roles, including overseeing the firm’s business development team. Ms. Habib received a B.A. in Journalism from New York University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University and London Business School.