Victory Park Capital has announced the promotion of five investment professionals in the firm's Chicago office, highlighted by the appointment of Charles Asfour and Tom Affolter to the role of partner. Mr. Asfour, who joined VPC in 2010, will continue to originate, execute and manage private debt and equity investments in middle market companies across various industries. Mr. Affolter, in his sixth year with the firm, oversaw the development of VPC's SBIC fund, which he currently manages. In other moves, Robert Goldstein and Tom Welch have been named principals. Geoff Mikelsons was promoted to vice president.