Carlos Whitaker will be a Senior Managing Director in Blackstone Credit. He joins Blackstone from Credit Suisse, where he was a Managing Director and Head of New York and Co-Head of EMEA Advisory Sales. Whitaker began his career at Credit Suisse in 2000 as an Analyst. Whitaker is a member of the McCombs School of Business Advisory Council at the University of Texas at Austin. He also sits on the boards of New York for McCombs and Rising Stars Capital Management, which is a nonprofit focused on improving diversity in the finance industry. Whitaker received a Bachelor of Arts from the Plan II Honors Program, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.