Mr. Galligan is a Partner in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. direct lending and is responsible for originating and managing leveraged finance and private capital investments. Prior to joining Ares in 2011, Mr. Galligan was a Vice President at DLJ Investment Partners, where he focused on structuring and executing junior debt financings for private equity sponsored leveraged buyouts. Previously, he held various roles at Goldman Sachs, Capital Source and Bank of America, where he focused on originating, structuring and executing senior debt, mezzanine and equity investments. Mr. Galligan holds a B.A. from Boston College in Economics and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.