Dan is Managing Director and Group Head of the ING U.S. Investment Management Senior Loan Group. He co-manages the Group with Jeff Bakalar, and he is co-chairman of the Group's Investment Committee and the Loan Valuation Committee. Dan has over twenty-five years of investment experience. He began managing senior loan portfolios in 1995 when ING's predecessor acquired the management rights to ING Prime Rate Trust.
Dan became the co-head of ING's senior loan business in January of 2000 and, with Jeff Bakalar, created and implemented the ING Senior Loan Strategy and the ING Senior Loan Group in January of 2001. Dan is currently a member of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association and International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers Boards of Directors.
Dan has a wide variety of business and investment experience, having begun his career at Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1981. He joined ING's predecessor in 1992. Dan received his B.A. degree in 1980 from the University of Nebraska and completed the University of Nebraska M.B.A. program in 1981.