Mr. Rosen is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. direct lending. Additionally, Mr. Rosen plays an important role on the alternative credit team in sourcing new investment opportunities and facilitating collaboration of resources across the Ares Credit Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Rosen was a Partner at Solar Capital Partners where he was the Head of Lender Finance and was also responsible for managing the firm's commercial finance control equity investments. Previously, he was a Senior Associate at Wellspring Capital Management, where he focused on U.S. middle market private equity investments. In addition, Mr. Rosen was an Analyst in the Sponsor Coverage/Leveraged Finance Group of CIBC World Markets. Mr. Rosen holds a B.A. from Cornell University in Government.