Mr. Moncrief is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on direct lending and is responsible for originating and managing investment opportunities. Prior to joining Ares in 2014, Mr. Moncrief was a Director at Madison Capital Funding LLC. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Victory Park Securities LLC. In addition, he has held positions at Fortress Investment Group, Black Rock Kelso Capital and GE Antares Capital Corporation. Mr. Moncrief holds a B.A. from Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business in Finance and an M.B.A. from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.