Managing Director & Head of US ABS, DBRS
Chuck Weilamann is currently a Managing Director and Head of US ABS at DBRS, Inc., providing credit ratings for U.S. and international structured finance transactions in the consumer, commercial and esoteric asset-backed sectors. Prior to his position at DBRS, Chuck was a Partner at WoodLake Advisors, LLC, an independent financial advisor focused on providing advisory services to clients in energy infrastructure, securitization, leasing and project finance. Prior to founding WoodLake Advisors, Chuck was a Vice President at Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, where he was been responsible for the underwriting of products collateralized by esoteric assets valued at over $10 billion, including first time structured finance public utility transactions in Florida and Louisiana. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Chuck spent over 4 years as an attorney with the law firm of Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP representing corporate clients in securities issuance, and over 3 years as a tax consultant with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Chuck holds a JD from Hofstra School of Law and a BBA in Accounting from Hofstra University.