Mr. Szczupak is a Managing Director in the Ares Commercial Finance Operations Group. He is a member of the Ares Credit Group's Commercial Finance Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2014, Mr. Szczupak was an Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer at Keltic Financial Services LLC. He holds a B.S. from New York University in Management and Economics and an M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Finance.