Rush Street Capital's Partners

Phil Kain, Managing Partner

Phil Kain has over 20 years of professional experience in corporate banking and leveraged lending.  Phil has closed well over 200 middle market transactions during his career.  Phil has proven expertise in sourcing and structuring debt for lower middle market companies and private equity firms.  Phil is a 1990 graduate of the University of Michigan, residing in Chicago with his wife and 3 children.

Contact Phil
(312) 636-7274



Rick Lopez, Partner

Rick Lopez has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, with fifteen years spent serving the Middle Market.  Rick has provided financing and guidance to companies across various types of ownership and industries. Rick has a Bachelors degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and earned his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  He resides in Naperville with his wife and 2 children.

Contact Rick
(312) 882-4641


A Team You Can Trust

We are a team of dedicated professionals that came out of commercial and investment banks, with a background in M&A and Leveraged Finance.  Our experience, contacts and knowledge are available every day for you and your company.  We love working in these markets and we love helping good people.


Rush Street Capital's Team

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Zack Kronon, Director

Zach Kronon has over 6 years of Investment Banking and PE/VC experience, with a focus on capital raises, M&A, and strategic advisory. Prior to joining Rush Street, Zach worked at an investment banking firm, as well as a Chicago-based family office. He is passionate about working with entrepreneurs and Advises startups in his free time. Zach is currently pursing his Masters degree at the University of Notre Dame's, Mendoza College of Business. Zach resides in the Gold Coast neighborhood, but you can find him on the golf course or on Lake Michigan.

Contact Zack
(312) 898-4155

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Jeffrey Quinlan, Associate

Prior to joining Rush Street Capital, Jeffrey worked at Northwestern Mutual helping a team of advisers with their investment and insurance practices’. He is a DePaul University graduate, earning a bachelor’s degree. Jeffrey is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Residing in Lincoln Park, Jeffrey is an avid reader, a bit of a health nut, but frequents many of the great restaurants the city has to offer.

Contact Jeffrey
(612) 388-0840

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James Sheehan, Associate

Prior to joining Rush Street Capital, James worked in Institutional Sales at a Chicago-based Equity Research firm. He is a bit of a fitness freak, a lover of History, and a die-hard Cleveland sports fan. He is always up for any sort of exploratory adventure that Chicago has to offer. James is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, and resides in Lincoln Park.

Contact James
(440) 334-7088