Silver Creek Capital Management, an alternative investment boutique focused on investment services for institutional and sophisticated investors, has hired Jessica Hans as a managing director.

At Silver Creek, Hans will focus on investments across non-corporate debt and real assets as the firm looks to strategically grow its private credit and real assets portfolios. She will also serve as a member of the firm’s investment committee and real assets investment committee. Most recently, Hans served as investment director at UC Investments, focusing on the endowments and retirement plans of the University of California. Earlier in her career, she held roles at the Blackstone Group LP, Credit Suisse Securities LLC and Bain & Co.

“Jessica’s significant expertise in alternative investment sourcing, due diligence and portfolio construction, coupled with her strong network of institutional relationships globally, will be invaluable to Silver Creek as we continue to expand our private credit and real assets capabilities,” states Eric Dillon, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Silver Creek.