Michael K. Parks


Mr. Parks has served as a Director of ARCC since 2019 and currently serves on the audit committee. Mr. Parks is currently the Chief Executive Officer and President, on a volunteer basis, of FlyawayHomes, a company whose mission is to help end chronic homelessness by developing a scalable model to build quality permanent supportive housing faster and cheaper. From 2015 to 2018, Mr. Parks was a Managing Director in the Private Markets group of BlackRock, Inc. From 2011 to 2013 Mr. Parks served as a Managing Director of Crescent Capital Group and prior to that he was a Managing Director of Trust Company of the West, Crescent's former parent, since 2000. Mr. Parks held various executive level positions at Aurora National Life Assurance Company from 1993 to 2000, including Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Investment Officer from 1996 to October 2000. From 1981 to 1992, he held various positions at Salomon Brothers Inc. Mr. Parks also served on the Board of Directors for the following companies: El Paso Electric Company (NYSE) from 1996 to 2015, including serving as Chairman of the Board from 2012 to 2015, E*Trade Financial Corp. (formerly, E*Trade Group Inc.) (NASDAQ) from 2003 to 2012, including serving as Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Aurora National Life Assurance Company from 1992 to 2003.