Monroe Capital LLC, a boutique asset management firm, has hired Amanda Tallman as a vice president of direct originations.

In her new role with the firm, Tallman will be responsible for originating transactions direct to non-sponsored and family-owned businesses and will operate out of the firm’s Chicago office. Before joining Monroe, Tallman served as a vice president with PNC Bank for nearly 10 years.

“We are very excited to add Amanda to the Monroe Capital originations team,” said Tom Aronson, vice chairman & head of originations of Monroe Capital. “Amanda has an accomplished commercial banking career providing financing solutions to privately held middle-market companies. She will help us to expand our direct outreach to business owners and our many commercial banking finance partners.”