Newport Global Advisors was founded in 2005 by Tim Janszen and Ryan Langdon. The Newport Global Advisors principals have decades of experience investing in leveraged loans, high yield bonds and the alternative asset markets through numerous market cycles.  


Executive Team


Tim Janszen


Co-Founder
Chief Executive Officer
Investment Committee Member


  • Founding member of Newport Global Advisors in 2005 and CEO since inception
  • Responsible for developing Newport Global Advisors’ investment strategies and managing its investment portfolios
  • Member of the Investment and Valuation Committees and has been investing in high yield and distressed debt investments for over 30 years
  • Currently serves on the board of directors of American Blue Ribbon Holdings, Glacier Restaurant Group, J. Alexander’s, Autocam Medical, Mesquite Gaming, and Uno Restaurants
  • Prior to founding Newport Global Advisors, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at AIG Global Investment Group, where he was the head of the High Yield Group, overseeing $15 billion of high yield assets. He also oversaw the activities of the AIG Distressed Portfolio and was the lead portfolio manager of all general and separate high yield accounts.
  • Also worked in various senior capacities for American General Investment Management, ICO, Inc. and Pacholder Associates Inc.
  • Received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, cum laude, from Xavier University in 1986
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Ryan Langdon


Co-Founder
Senior Managing Director
Investment Committee Member


  • Founding member of Newport Global Advisors in 2005 and Senior Managing Director since inception
  • Responsible for directing investment research, developing core investment strategies and managing investment portfolios
  • Member of the Investment and Valuation Committees and has been investing in high yield and distressed debt investments for over 25 years
  • Currently serves on the board of directors of American Blue Ribbon Holdings, Autocam Medical, Colt Defense, Mesquite Gaming and Uno Restaurants
  • Prior to founding Newport Global Advisors, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager in the High Yield Group of AIG Global Investment Group responsible for managing the AIG Distressed Portfolio and was a senior high yield investment analyst following the telecommunications and cable sectors when he joined the firm.
  • Also worked in various senior capacities for American General Investment Management, ABN AMRO and Pacholder Associates Inc.
  • Received a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from Miami University in 1994 and a Master’s in Economics from Miami University in 1995
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Tony Longi


Managing Director
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Compliance Officer


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in May 2016
  • Manages internal operations, 3rd party vendor relationships, and client relationships; Responsible for overseeing compliance within NGA and its funds and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Has been investing in high yield investments for over 30 years
  • Prior to joining Newport Global Advisors, worked with Pacholder Associates, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Western & Southern Financial Group, and as the CFO of Trivantis Corporation
  • Received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Indiana University in 1987

Investment Team


Richard Gibbs


Analyst


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in June 2017
  • Responsible for sourcing, researching, and monitoring investments
  • Prior to joining Newport Global Advisors, worked as an audit associate for PwC
  • Graduated from Trinity University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Accountancy, and in 2014 with a Master of Science in Accounting; Licensed CPA in the state of Texas
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Wade Huber


Analyst


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in October 2015
  • Responsible for sourcing, researching, and monitoring investments
  • Prior to joining Newport Global Advisors, worked as an analyst for Salient Partners, L.P. and Winthrop Capital Management
  • 2019 Level III Candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst Program
  • Graduated from Xavier University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance
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Jake Mase


Trader


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in June 2006
  • Responsible for all Firm trading activity, including execution, counterparty relationships, market intelligence, and investment sourcing
  • Prior to joining Newport Global Advisors, worked for AIGGIG’s high yield group as an associate trader
  • Graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2002

Jonathan Steiger, CFA


Senior Analyst


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in July 2014
  • Responsible for sourcing, researching, and monitoring investments
  • Prior to joining Newport Global Advisors, was an analyst at Walmart under the Sam’s Club division on its planning, integration and strategy team
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Accounting

Peyton Vitter


Analyst


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in November 2016
  • Responsible for sourcing, researching, and monitoring investments
  • Prior to joining Newport Global Advisors, worked as an analyst for Salient Partners, L.P.
  • Passed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst Program and may be awarded the charter upon completion of the required work experience
  • Graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and B.A. in Economics

Operations Team


Amanda Mauz


Staff Accountant


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in November 2011
  • Supports accounting functions as well as client service
  • Licensed CPA in the state of Texas
  • Graduated from Texas State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting

Patty Miller


Executive Assistant


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in 2006
  • Responsible for office services, organizing office operations and procedures, controlling correspondence, and supporting professional staff
  • Prior to joining Newport Global Advisors, worked for American General and Compaq Computer Company
Scott Powers, Controller at Newport Global Advisors

Scott Powers


Controller


  • Joined Newport Global Advisors in March 2010
  • Manages all accounting functions for Newport Global Advisors and its funds
  • Prior to joining Newport Global Advisors, worked as an auditor with Grant Thornton
  • Licensed CPA in the state of Georgia and in the process of obtaining his Texas CPA license
  • Graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and received a Master of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University in 2007