Mr. Dieber is a Partner and Co-Head of Portfolio Management, U.S. Direct Lending, in the Ares Credit Group. He serves on the Ares Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending and Commercial Finance Investment Committees. Prior to joining Ares in 2008, Mr. Dieber was a Managing Director at Conway, Del Genio, Gries & Co., a financial advisory boutique with a focus in restructuring. Previously, Mr. Dieber was a Partner in the Restructuring Group at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Dieber began his career in the audit practice of Ernst & Young. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.