Nicole Layton is an Executive Assistant supporting Portfolio Management and the Chief Operating Officer at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2020. Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Layton was an Executive Assistant at Barclays Capital, where she provided administrative support to the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Vice President, and Junior Banker Team. Before Barclays, she was an Administrative Assistant at Mason Capital Management, where she supported the trading team. Ms. Layton holds a B.A. in Health Policy Management from Providence College.