John UhleinManaging Partner Grenadier Capital
Mr. Uhlein is the Managing Principal of Grenadier Capital LLC, a boutique merchant banking firm focused on the specialty finance sector, distressed assets and companies in the growth phase. Mr. Uhlein is also an Adjunct Lecturer at NYU-SPS, currently teaching two courses in finance. Previously, Mr. Uhlein worked at Ambac Financial Group for over 15 years as Executive Vice President and was Founder and Chairman of Ambac UK Ltd. At Ambac, he ran the US Structured Finance, International and Emerging Markets businesses. Mr. Uhlein was a member of the Senior Management and Senior Credit Committees. He was also a banker at Kidder, Peabody and started his career as a lawyer at Skadden, Arps. Mr. Uhlein received his BA from Hamilton College and JD/MBA from Syracuse University. Mr. Uhlein served on the board at Hartwick College and on the Advisory Board of Syracuse University College of Law. He also served on the boards of the American Securitization Forum (ASF) and Prep for Prep, which helps NY inner-City children academically.