Kristin L. Van Dask
Ms. Van Dask is the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer of Prospect Capital Corporation and has over 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, and financial reporting, including with business development company, closed-end fund, securitization, corporate, private partnership, and other structures.
Prior to joining Prospect, Ms. Van Dask served in the Structured Finance Division of GSC Group LLC, a registered investment advisor specializing in credit-based alternative investment strategies.
Ms. Van Dask was an Accounting Manager responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of private equity and hedge funds invested in a diverse series of leveraged structured credit instruments. From 2002 to 2007, Ms. Van Dask held various positions within the Assurance practice of Ernst & Young LLP, working on a variety of privately held and publicly traded clients, private equity funds, management companies, and investment advisory partnerships. She was responsible for the supervision of financial statement audits for funds with portfolios ranging up to $10 billion and a publicly traded company with manufacturing revenues of over $8 billion. In 2001, Ms. Van Dask began her public accounting career at Arthur Andersen LLP.
Ms. Van Dask holds a BS magna cum laude from Towson University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York.