Mr. Huddleston is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. credit. Prior to joining Ares in 2007, Mr. Huddleston was an Associate at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin in New York, where he focused on providing advisory services in connection with financial restructurings, mergers and acquisitions across a variety of industries. Mr. Huddleston holds a B.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Emory University's Goizueta Business School. He also holds a B.A. in Economics from Emory University and an M.B.A. from McGill University.