James Morphis is an Executive Director of Morgan Stanley and a member of the Private Credit team of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). Mr. Morphis brings over three years of relevant experience. Previously, he structured, marketed and placed private debt and equity capital as part of Houlihan Lokey’s Capital Markets Group. Prior to Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Morphis was an Assistant Vice President at GE Capital Markets in their leveraged finance business, structuring, marketing and syndicating leveraged loans. Prior to business school, Mr. Morphis was an analyst at M&T Bank, where he underwrote middle market credit facilities, conducting fundamental credit analysis and performing detailed financial modeling. Mr. Morphis holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Mr. Morphis began his career working in several family businesses.