Mr. Ryan is a Partner in the Ares Private Equity Group. He additionally serves as a member of the Ares Private Equity Group's Corporate Opportunities Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2007, Mr. Ryan was an Analyst at Credit Suisse. He currently serves on the boards of directors for the parent entities of Duly Health and Care (f/k/a DuPage Medical Group), The Lockwood Group, TAG The Aspen Group, Press Ganey, Unified Women's Healthcare, and U.S. Heart & Vascular. Mr. Ryan holds a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in Finance.