Kelly Menendez

London, United Kingdom

Managing Director

Kelly Menendez is Managing Director in the Client and Product Solutions Group at Apollo. Prior to joining in 2021, Kelly was Managing Director and Product Specialist at Varde Partners, where she focused on Asia-Pacific credit, European real estate, and global flagship funds. Previously, Kelly worked at Alcentra, where she raised third-party institutional capital for sub-investment grade credit and direct lending funds, and at Goldman Sachs as an emerging market equity sales trader in London. Kelly began her career at Deutsche Bank as an equity trader in New York and later in London.

Kelly graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a BA in Economics and Political Science.