Mr. Hayward is a Partner and Portfolio Manager of U.S. Liquid Credit in the Ares Credit Group, where he is responsible for managing Ares' U.S. CLO strategies. Mr. Hayward also serves as a Vice President of Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund, Inc. (NYSE:ARDC). Additionally, he serves as a member of the Ares Credit Group's U.S. Liquid Credit Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2012, he was a Senior CLO Analyst at State Street Bank, where he focused on managing a team in the Trustee Department. Mr. Hayward holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester in Economics.