Mr. Moncrief is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2014, Mr. Moncrief was a Director at Madison Capital Funding LLC. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Victory Park Securities LLC. In addition, he has held positions at Fortress Investment Group, Black Rock Kelso Capital and GE Antares Capital Corporation. Mr. Moncrief holds a B.A. from Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business in Finance and an M.B.A. from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.