Ms. Svejnar is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where she focuses on U.S. direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2006, Ms. Svejnar was an Analyst at GE Capital Global Media & Communications, where she focused on providing debt financing to mid-market media firms. Previously, Ms. Svejnar participated in the GE Capital Financial Management Program and completed roles in risk portfolio analytics and financial planning analytics. Ms. Svejnar holds a B.A. from Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business in Finance.