Interested Directors

Douglas I. Ostrover, CEO

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Doug Ostrover is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Doug is also a Co-Founder of Owl Rock Capital Partners, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Owl Rock Advisers and is a member of the Owl Rock Investment Committees. In addition, Doug served on the boards of ORCC and ORCC II from 2016-2021, on the board of ORTF from 2018-2021 and on the boards of ORCC III and ORCIC from 2020-2021.

Prior to co-founding Owl Rock, Doug was one of the founders of GSO Capital Partners (GSO), now Blackstone’s alternative credit platform, and became a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone upon its acquisition of GSO in 2008 until 2015. Prior to co-founding GSO in 2005, Doug was a Managing Director and Chairman of the Leveraged Finance Group of Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB). Prior to his role as Chairman, Doug was Global Co-Head of CSFB’s Leveraged Finance Group, during which time he was responsible for all of CSFB’s origination, distribution and trading activities relating to high yield securities, leveraged loans, high yield credit derivatives and distressed securities. He was a member of CSFB’s Management Council and the Fixed Income Operating Committee. Doug joined CSFB in November 2000 when CSFB acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), where he was a Managing Director in charge of High Yield and Distressed Sales, Trading and Research. He had been a member of DLJ’s high yield team since he joined the firm in 1992.

Doug is actively involved in non-profit organizations including serving on our Board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation. He is also a board member of the Brunswick School. Doug received a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business.

Marc S. Lipschultz, Co-President

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Marc Lipschultz is a Co-Founder and Co-President of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Marc is also a Co-Founder and President of Owl Rock Capital Partners, serves as the Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Owl Rock Advisers and is a member of the Owl Rock Investment Committees.

Prior to co-founding Owl Rock, Marc spent more than two decades at KKR, serving on the firm’s Management Committee and as the Global Head of Energy and Infrastructure. Marc has a wide range of experience in alternative investments, including leadership roles in private equity, private credit and infrastructure. Prior to joining KKR, Marc was with Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and principal investment activities.

Marc received an AB with honors and distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, from Stanford University and an MBA with high distinction, Baker Scholar, from Harvard Business School. Marc serves on the board of the Hess Corporation and is actively involved in a variety of nonprofit organizations, serving as a board member of the 92Y, American Enterprise Institute, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Mount Sinai Health System and the Stanford University Board of Trustees.

Michael Rees, Co-President

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Michael Rees is a Co-Founder and Co-President of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Michael also serves as the Head of Dyal Capital. Prior to founding Dyal, Michael was a founding employee and shareholder of Neuberger Berman Group, transitioning from Lehman Brothers as part of the management buyout transaction in May 2009, and was the first Chief Operating Officer of the NB Alternatives business following the founding. He had numerous roles at Lehman Brothers (2001 – 2009) and was responsible for strategic acquisitions for the Investment Management Division there. From 2003 through 2006, he was Head of Asset Management Strategy. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he was an associate at Marakon Associates. Michael received a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BA in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He received a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Technology Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Opportunity Network, a non-profit that supports underserved students with postsecondary and career readiness education.

Craig W. Packer

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Craig Packer is a Co-Founder and a Senior Managing Director of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Craig is also a Co-Founder of Owl Rock Capital Partners, serves as Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Owl Rock Advisers and President and Chief Executive Officer of each of the Owl Rock BDCs and is a member of the Owl Rock Investment Committees.

Prior to co-founding Owl Rock, Craig was Co-Head of Leveraged Finance in the Americas at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he served on the Firmwide Capital Committee, Investment Banking Division (IBD) Operating Committee, IBD Client and Business Standards Committee and the IBD Risk Committee. He joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a Managing Director and Head of High Yield Capital Markets in 2006 and was named partner in 2008. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Craig was the Global Head of High Yield Capital Markets at Credit Suisse First Boston, and before that he worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Craig serves as Treasurer and member of the Board of Trustees of Greenwich Academy, and Co-Chair of the Honorary Board of Kids in Crisis, a nonprofit organization that serves children in Connecticut, and on the Advisory Board for the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia. Craig earned a BS from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Sean Ward

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Sean Ward is a Senior Managing Director of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Sean also serves as a member of the Dyal Capital Partners Investment Team. Previously a Vice President at Lehman Brothers, Sean held several roles at Neuberger Berman after it became an independent firm, including Senior Counsel for NB Alternatives. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate at Covington & Burling LLP, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings and credit transactions. Prior to that, Sean worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and London. He received his JD, magna cum laude, from the Duke University School of Law and holds a BA, magna cum laude, in Diplomatic History and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Sean currently serves on the Leadership Council of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, a nonprofit focused on human rights issues and a "social good" approach to business and investment.

Andrew S. Komaroff

Andrew S. Komaroff is the Chief Operating Officer of Neuberger Berman Group LLC and joined the predecessor firm in 2001. Mr. Komaroff’s responsibilities include oversight of the firm’s client coverage and distribution channels as well as information technology and operations. Mr. Komaroff also served as the interim Chief Financial Officer immediately following the firm’s employee-led buyout in 2009.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Komaroff was a management consultant at McKinsey & Co., a principal at Ripplewood Holdings, a New York and Tokyo-based private equity firm, and the Executive Vice President of the Equavant Group, an internet exchange acquired in 2001. Mr. Komaroff serves on the Board of Trustees for the Writing Revolution, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching students to think clearly and reflect that thinking in their writing. Mr. Komaroff also serves on the Executive Board of Trustees for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. Mr. Komaroff is a Member of Stanford Associates, selected by the University for top 1% of alumni volunteers.

He has served on the board of directors of the Company since May 2021.

Mr. Komaroff received a BA from Williams College where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and a JD from Stanford Law School where he was a member of the Order of the Coif.

Independent Directors

Dana Weeks

Dana Weeks is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of MedTrans Go, a B2B healthcare technology start-up based in Atlanta, GA. Prior to MedTrans Go, she co-founded the Black Angel Tech Foundation, created to support and increase the number of underrepresented minorities in technology, and served in her role as President from April 2016 to September 2019. She has also held positions at AT&T, Pfizer, and in several innovative entrepreneurial ventures. She currently co-chairs the Stanford LEAD Council, is a founding member of the Women’s Circle at Columbia Business School, is a Member of the Stanford Humanities & Sciences Council, and serves on several Task Forces and Committees at both Stanford and Columbia Business School. She also applies her leadership, interest and skills to a wide range of other organizations in the community. Ms. Weeks is a Trustee of The Westminster Schools of Atlanta, the Treasurer for the Atlanta Chapter of Jack & Jill, an advisor for Stride: Win Your Way, a sports optimization platform for coaches and athletes, and a Board Member for the Alliance Theater.

She has served on the board of directors of the Company since May 2021 and is a member of the Company’s audit committee.

She earned a BA in Anthropology with Honors from Stanford University and an MBA in marketing and management from Columbia Business School.

Claudia Holz

Claudia Holz is a certified public accountant in the State of New York. Ms. Holz previously served as an audit partner for KPMG LLP, where she performed and supervised audits of the financial statements and internal controls of public and private companies. In September 2017, she retired from her role as audit partner at KPMG after more than 25 years. She has served on the Audit and Compliance Committee for American Beacon funds since April 2018. In that capacity, she oversees and assesses the performance of the annual audits by the funds’ auditors.

She has served on the board of directors of the Company since May 2021 and is the chair of the Company’s audit committee.

She earned a BS in Accounting from Syracuse University.

Stacy Polley

Stacy Polley is a former partner of Goldman Sachs, where she gained over 25 years of experience in finance and commercial leadership from August 1994 to March 2019. Ms. Polley served as a member of Goldman Sachs’ Partnership Committee from 2008 to 2016 and was a founding member of Goldman Sachs’ Client and Business Standards Committee (CBSC) formed in response to the 2008 financial crisis and served as the Co-Chair of the Securities Division of CBSC from 2008 to 2015. She also served as the Global Head of Client Relationship Management & Strategy from September 2014 to December 2018 and as a member of the Americas Diversity Committee from 2012 to 2015.

Previously, Ms. Polley worked as a Consultant in the Information Technology Practice of EY from August 1989 to July 1992. Ms. Polley is currently a board advisor of HighPost Capital, a consumer-focused growth equity firm, where she has served since November 2019, as well as fintech startup Bumped, where she has served since January 2021. She has also served on the board of New York City Center since September 2012.

She has served on the board of directors of the Company since May 2021 and is a member of the Company’s audit committee.

Ms. Polley earned a BS in Finance and Management Information Systems from State University of New York at Albany and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.