Aviv Efrat joined PennantPark in February 2007 and is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. He is responsible for and oversees all aspects of financial reporting and securities law filings, accounting, tax, treasury, and administrative matters of the Firm.
Before joining PennantPark, Aviv was a Director at BlackRock, Inc., where he was responsible for a variety of administrative, operational, and financial aspects of closed-end and open-end registered investment companies, from 1997 to 2007. From 1994 to 1997, Aviv was in the Investment Companies Business Unit at Deloitte & Touche LLP.
Aviv holds a BA from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business of New York University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.