Mr. Bonsall is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. credit. Prior to joining Ares in 2009, Mr. Bonsall was an Associate in the Global Structured Finance Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he focused on analytics and investment banking, structuring transactions and advising issuers of consumer and esoteric ABS. Mr. Bonsall holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Economics. Additionally, Mr. Bonsall is a CFA® charterholder.