Mr. Clark is a Principal in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2016, Mr. Clark was an Associate at GTCR, where he focused on investments in the TMT space. Previously, Mr. Clark was an Analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Mr. Clark holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in Finance.