Bennett Rosenthal

Co-Founder, Director, Partner and Co-Chairman of Private Equity Group
Los Angeles

Mr. Rosenthal is a Co-Founder of Ares, a Director and Partner of Ares Management Corporation and Co-Chairman of the Ares Private Equity Group. He is a member of the Ares Executive Management Committee and the Ares Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council. Mr. Rosenthal additionally serves as the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC). Mr. Rosenthal is also a member of the Ares Private Equity Group's Corporate Opportunities and Special Opportunities Investment Committees and the Ares Sports, Media and Entertainment Investment Committee. Mr. Rosenthal joined Ares in 1998 from Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. where he served as a Managing Director in the Global Leveraged Finance Group. He currently serves on the boards of directors of City Ventures, LLC, and the parent entities of TAG (the Aspen Group), CHG Healthcare Holdings L.P., The AZEK Company, Duly Health and Care, Laser Away, Press Ganey Associates, Inc., TricorBraun and Unified Women's Healthcare. Mr. Rosenthal's previous board of directors experience includes Dawn Holdings, Inc., Hanger, Inc., Jacuzzi Brands Corporation, Maidenform Brands, Inc., National Veterinary Associates, Inc., Nortek, Inc. and other private companies. Since 2016, Mr. Rosenthal has served as a Co-Managing Owner and Director of the Los Angeles Football Club. Mr. Rosenthal also currently serves as Chair of the Graduate Executive Board at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and as a Chairman of the LAFC Foundation. Mr. Rosenthal graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business where he also received his M.B.A. with distinction.