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Joel Holsinger

Joel Holsinger

Partner, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Alternative Credit, Ares Management

Mr. Holsinger is a Partner, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Alternative Credit in the Ares Credit Group. Mr. Holsinger serves as a member of the Ares Credit Group's Alternative Credit Executive Committee and the Alternative Credit, Pathfinder and Pathfinder Core Investment Committees. He also serves as a member of the Ares Secondaries Group's Private Equity Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Holsinger was a Partner at Fortress Investment Group in the Credit Group, where he served on the Management Committee of Fortress and the Investment Committee for the Credit Funds. He also co-headed Illiquid Credit, which included leading the Direct Lending, Structured Equity, Net Lease, Structured Finance and Energy Groups at Fortress and focused on tactical and opportunistic direct investments across all asset classes, industries and geographies.

Previously, Mr. Holsinger was a Founding Partner of Atalaya Capital Management, where he co-headed the investment committee. Additionally, Mr. Holsinger held prior positions within financial services at Navigant Consulting, American Commercial Capital (subsequently acquired by Wells Fargo) and Citigroup. He currently serves on a number of corporate boards and advisory groups. Mr. Holsinger is also active in a number of charities, with a particular focus on global health and education, which includes serving on the board of directors of PATH Global Health.

Mr. Holsinger holds a B.A. from California State Fullerton in Business Management and Administration, with an emphasis in Finance.

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