Mr. Hill is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on power and energy direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2014, Mr. Hill was a Co-Founder and Managing Director of CLG Energy Finance, LLC, an affiliate of Beal Bank. Previously, Mr. Hill was a Portfolio Manager at Highland Capital Management, where he focused on energy and other industries. In addition, he was a Corporate Attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Mr. Hill holds a B.A. from Columbia University in History and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law. Mr. Hill is also a CFA® charterholder.