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 CHG Healthcare, Duly Health and Care (formerly known as 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.