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 firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Rosenthal additionally serves as the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of ARCC. Mr. Rosenthal also is a member of the Ares Private Equity Group’s Corporate Opportunities and Special Opportunities Investment Committees. Mr. Rosenthal joined Ares in 1998 from Merrill Lynch & Co. 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 Aspen Dental Management, Inc., The AZEK Company (f/k/a CPG International), CHG Healthcare Holdings L.P., DuPage Medical Group, Press Ganey and other private companies. Mr. Rosenthal’s previous board of directors experience includes Dawn Holdings, Inc., Hanger, Inc., Jacuzzi Brands Corporation, Maidenform Brands, Inc., National Veterinary Associates, Inc. and Nortek, Inc. Mr. Rosenthal also serves on the Graduate Executive Board of the Wharton School of Business. 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.