Joel Holsinger is a partner, portfolio manager, and co-head of Alternative Credit in the Ares Credit Group, and a member of the management committee of Ares Management. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Ares Credit Group’s alternative credit executive committee and alternative credit investment committee.
Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Holsinger was a partner at Fortress Investment Group in the Credit Group where he served on the management committee of Fortress and served on the investment committee for the Credit Funds. He also co-headed Illiquid Credit, which included leading the Direct Lending, Structured Equity, Net Lease, Structured Finance, and Energy groups at Fortress and focused on tactical and opportunistic direct investments across all asset classes, industries, and geographies.
Previously, Mr. Holsinger was a founding partner of Atalaya Capital Management where he co-headed the investment committee. Mr. Holsinger held prior positions within financial services at Navigant Consulting, American Commercial Capital (subsequently acquired by Wells Fargo), and Citigroup. Mr. Holsinger currently serves on a number of corporate boards and advisory groups. He is also active in a number of charities with a particular focus on global health and education.
Mr. Holsinger is a member of the Development Committee and Finance Committee.
Appointed to the board: June 2018