Canyon Capital Advisors

Industry: Fund management company

Description

Canyon Partners is an employee-owned hedge fund founded by Joshua S. Friedman and Mitchell R. Julis in 1990 located in Los Angeles, California. Assets under management: 23 billion USDFounder: Mitchell R. JulisFounded: 1990Headquarters: Los Angeles, CACFO: John Plaga (Partner)Subsidiaries: Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC,

Site: https://www.canyonpartners.com/

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Canyon Capital Advisors Employees

Employee
Years
Job
Industry
Arik JohnsonArik Johnson Charlotte, North Carolina
Canyon Capital Advisors Years November 2014 - Present
Job Attended University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Industry Accounting
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   November 2014 - Present
F. Foster Shriner CPA PA   September 2013 - July 2014

Skills
Microsoft Office, Accounting, QuickBooks, Valuation, Tax, Financial Accounting, Income Tax, Corporate Tax, General Ledger, Tax Preparation, Financial Reporting, Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, Customer Service, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Sales, Time Management

Education
University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Belk College of Business   2008 — 2012
Bachelors of Science, Accounting and Finance

Cresta ArchulettaCresta Archuletta Washington D.C. Metro Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years November 2005 - July 2010
Job Client Engagement Associate at Hispanic Communications Network
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
Hispanic Communications Network   September 2014 - Present
Dorchester Capital Advisors, LLC   February 2012 - July 2014
Kiitos Capital Management   October 2010 - February 2012
Canyon Capital Advisors   November 2005 - July 2010
Business Wire   October 2002 - May 2005

Skills
Client Relations, Media Relations, Onboarding, Bilingual Communications, Hispanic Market, Marketing, Hedge Funds, Alternative Investments, Investments, Asset Management, Bloomberg, Investment Strategies, Fund Of Funds, Asset Managment

Education
Colorado State University-Pueblo   1995 — 1998
BA, Political Science

Anna OfsteinAnna Ofstein San Francisco Bay Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years March 2010 - April 2011
Job Account Executive, Marketing Solutions at LinkedIn
Industry Internet
Experience
LinkedIn   January 2015 - Present
LinkedIn   January 2013 - December 2014
LinkedIn   May 2011 - January 2013
Canyon Capital Advisors   March 2010 - April 2011
the Rubicon Project   March 2009 - March 2010

Skills
DART, DSM, DoubleClick, Salesforce.com, Wordpress, Microstrategy, DFP, Advertising Operations, Marketing Solutions, Online Advertising, Ad Networks, Campaign Optimization, Reporting & Analysis, Trafficking, Web Marketing, Marketing, WordPress, Strategy, Ad Serving, Display Advertising, Digital Media, Google Adwords, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Advertising, Digital Strategy, Campaign Management, Web Analytics, SEM, Online Marketing

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2004 — 2008
B.A., Political Economies of Industrial Societies

John ThatcherJohn Thatcher Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years January 2014 - August 2014
Job Senior Sales Associate at The TCW Group
Industry Financial Services
Experience
The TCW Group   August 2014 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   January 2014 - August 2014
PIMCO   June 2012 - January 2014
PIMCO   April 2011 - June 2012
Citi   April 2010 - April 2011
EMI Music   June 2009 - April 2010
New York University   May 2007 - August 2009
The McGraw-Hill Companies   July 2007 - May 2009
Lehman Brothers   August 2008 - December 2008
New York Unversity   February 2006 - November 2007

Skills
Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Research, Bloomberg Terminal, Microsoft Word, Finance, Capital Markets, Stata, Corporate Finance, Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, Series 7, Series 63, Securities, Fixed Income, Private Equity, Equities, VBA, Hedge Funds, Bloomberg, Investment Banking, Economics, Mutual Funds, Investments, Portfolio Management, Relationship Management, Asset Management

Education
New York University   2005 — 2009
BA, Political Science, Economics

Mount Madonna   1998 — 2005
High School

Douglas ClamanDouglas Claman Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years September 1993 - July 1997
Job Real Estate Principal and Asset Management Executive
Industry Real Estate
Experience
JAAD Partners LLC   June 2010 - Present
CW Real Estate Partners LLC   June 2010 - September 2012
Zenith Insurance Company (United States)   May 2000 - June 2010
Jefferies & Company   August 1997 - December 1999
Canyon Capital Advisors   September 1993 - July 1997
Salomon Brothers Inc   1989 - 1990

Skills
Negotiation, Financial Structuring, Document Review, Lease Negotiations, Real Estate Due..., Real Estate Acquisitions, Asset Managment, Institutional Investors, Capital Markets, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Industrial Buildings, Office Buildings, Retail Buildings, Alternative Investments, Property Management, Capital Structure, Institutional..., Real Estate, Asset Management, Corporate Finance, Equities, Strategy, Brokerage, Real Estate Development, Investment Properties, Commercial Real Estate, Property

Education
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School   1985 — 1989
BS, Finance, Real Estate

UCLA Anderson School of Management   1992 — 1994
MBA, Finance, Real Estate

Beverly Hills High School   1981 — 1985

Jonathan GarshofskyJonathan Garshofsky New York, New York
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2012 - August 2012
Job Distressed Credit
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Citi   August 2015 - Present
Citi   August 2014 - July 2015
Apollo Global Management LLC   June 2013 - August 2013
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2012 - August 2012
Legacy Road Wealth Management   June 2011 - August 2011

Skills
Microsoft Excel, Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Bloomberg, Finance, Research, Microsoft Word, Capital IQ, Data Analysis, Valuation, Event Planning, Investments, Public Speaking

Education
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business   2010 — 2014

Shalhevet School   2005 — 2009
High School Diploma

YTS

Matthew Meier, MBAMatthew Meier, MBA Phoenix, Arizona Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years 2013 - 2014
Job Banner Health
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Banner Health   2015 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   2013 - 2014
US bank   2010 - 2013
Charles Schwab   2008 - 2010

Skills
Financial Modeling, Leadership, Financial Analysis, Portfolio Management, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Banking, Finance, Financial Statement..., Corporate Finance, Hedge Funds, Asset Management, Investments, Financial Services, Analysis, Mutual Funds

Education
Arizona State University   2011 — 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance

Northern Arizona University   2004 — 2008
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Finance

CPA
CPA candidate, Accounting

Cara GoldbergCara Goldberg Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years January 2011 - June 2011
Job Executive Assistant to the Head of US Televison and VP of Television Development and Production at CORE Media Group Inc.
Industry Investment Management
Experience
CORE Media Group Inc.   May 2014 - Present
Disney ABC Television Group   October 2013 - May 2014
Chiron Films, Inc.   November 2012 - October 2013
Korn/Ferry International   May 2011 - November 2012
Canyon Capital Advisors   January 2011 - June 2011
William Morris Endeavor   September 2009 - December 2010
William Morris Agency   October 2008 - September 2009

Skills
Entertainment, Event Planning, Social Networking, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Publicity, Marketing, Event Management, Digital Media, Television, Microsoft Excel, Accounting, New Media, Photoshop, FileMaker, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Outlook, iMovie, SAP, Television Programming, Television Producing, Television Studio..., Management, Video Production, Film Production

Education
Arizona State University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communication, General

Michaela Jane Dela CruzMichaela Jane Dela Cruz Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2014 - January 2015
Job Assistant Negotiator | Local Media at RPA
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
RPA   January 2015 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2014 - January 2015
Syndicatebleu   June 2014 - August 2014
Revenue Frontier   January 2013 - May 2014
AlvaradoSmith APC   January 2011 - January 2013
Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum   September 2010 - January 2011
Norton Simon Museum   June 2010 - January 2011
Bleicher/Golightly Gallery   December 2009 - April 2010

Skills
Radio Advertising, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Multi Tasking, Art & Culture, Adventure Travel, Museums, PowerPoint, Administration, Data Entry, Word, Wordpress, History, Microsoft Word, Art, WordPress, Public Relations, Photography, Event Management, Microsoft Excel, Event Planning, Social Media

Education
University of California, Irvine   2005 — 2009
B.A, Art History / Film and Media

Adam RayAdam Ray New York, New York
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2006 - December 2007
Job Chief Financial Officer at Songkick
Industry Music
Experience
Songkick.com   June 2015 - Present
CrowdSurge   April 2013 - June 2015
MIT Sloan School of Management   June 2011 - April 2013
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2006 - December 2007
Mitsui & Co., Ltd.   November 2006 - June 2007
Credit Suisse   July 2005 - November 2006

Skills
Fundraising, Managing Start-ups, Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, Leveraged Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Restructuring, International Economics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Empirical Research

Education
Yale University   2009 — 2011
Master's degree, International Relations and Affairs

Amherst College   2001 — 2005
Bachelor's degree, English Language and Literature/Letters

Julia DomaradzkaJulia Domaradzka Greater New York City Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years July 2015 - Present
Job Assistant Vice President, Risk Analysis Senior Specialist at Bank of America
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   July 2015 - Present
Bank of America   October 2011 - May 2015
First New York Securities   April 2011 - October 2011
Morgan Stanley   September 2009 - April 2011
Bridgewater Associates   July 2008 - March 2009
Credit Suisse   May 2007 - July 2008

Skills
Market Risk, Financial Risk, Valuation, Portfolio Management, Fixed Income, Investments, Financial Modeling, Analytics, Trading

Education
University of Southern California   2003 — 2008
Dual BS/MS, Math/Econ and Mathematical Finance

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)   2005 — 2006
General Course, Statistics

mira costa

Andre JohnsonAndre Johnson Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years January 2010 - September 2012
Job Producer at HydraEntertainment
Industry Entertainment
Experience
Hydra-Entertainment   January 2015 - Present
Love + Light Ventures, LLC   April 2014 - Present
Magic Johnson Enterprises   August 2012 - April 2014
Canyon Capital Advisors   January 2010 - September 2012
Magic Johnson Enterprises   September 2004 - January 2010
Elektra Entertainment   September 1999 - September 2004

Skills
Social Media, Strategic Partnerships, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Budgets, Leadership, Due Diligence, Asset Management, Financial Analysis, Portfolio Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Development, Investments, Public Relations, Management, Program Management, Marketing Strategy, Negotiation, Marketing Communications, Fundraising, Forecasting, Social Media Marketing, Analysis, Real Estate Development, Entrepreneurship, Financial Modeling, Finance, Business Strategy, New Business Development, Public Speaking, Strategy, Business Planning, Start-ups, Executive Management, Contract Negotiation, Strategic Financial..., Valuation, Private Equity, Real Estate, Real Estate Economics

Education
Santa Monica College   1999 — 2002
Associates, Business Management

Ryan MyersRyan Myers Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years April 2007 - July 2008
Job Portfolio Strategist
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Causeway Capital Management LLC   June 2013 - Present
Iron Castle Asset Management LLC   July 2010 - December 2012
Canyon Capital Advisors   April 2007 - July 2008
Oaktree Capital Management   July 2005 - April 2007
Goldman Sachs   July 2003 - June 2005

Skills
Financial Modeling, Hedge Funds, Asset Managment, Valuation, Asset Management, Financial Analysis, Business Strategy, Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Strategic Financial..., Business Valuation, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Competitive Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Distressed Debt, Equities, Portfolio Management, Investment Banking

Education
Stanford University Graduate School of Business   2008 — 2010
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Harvard University   1999 — 2003
AB, Economics

The Meadows School

Bo AbramsBo Abrams Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years October 2014 - Present
Job Junior Analyst at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2014 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2014 - October 2014
Haverford College   August 2012 - May 2014
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP   May 2013 - August 2013
Iverbe Sports Camp   May 2012 - August 2012

Skills
Data Analysis, Research, Corporate Finance, International Relations, Organization, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Marketing

Education
Haverford College   2012 — 2014
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science and Government

St. Joseph's University   2010 — 2011

Marlene GrouleMarlene Groule Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years December 2013 - Present
Job Tax Accountant at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Accounting
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   December 2013 - Present
Ernst & Young   July 2011 - November 2013
SDI Media   November 2005 - June 2010

Skills
Tax, Accounting, Tax Accounting, International Tax, Corporate Tax, Tax Advisory, Tax Research, Big 4, US GAAP, Income Tax, Partnership Taxation, GAAP, IFRS, Tax Returns, Tax Preparation

Education
University of California, Los Angeles   2009 — 2011
BA, Business Economics

Santa Monica College   2007 — 2009
AA, Economics

Jessica Coulson CiecholewskiJessica Coulson Ciecholewski Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years September 2013 - Present
Job Associate, Canyon Capital Realty Advisors
Industry Real Estate
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   September 2013 - Present
Tungsten Partners   June 2012 - August 2013
Cornell University   August 2011 - May 2013
Cornell University   August 2011 - May 2013
Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels   August 2008 - June 2011
Morgan Stanley   June 2007 - August 2007
Nationwide Exchange Services   June 2006 - August 2006

Skills
Competitive Analysis, Real Estate Development, Valuation, Real Estate, Financial Modeling, Writing, Data Analysis, Cost Estimating, Hotels, Financial Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Investments, Strategy, Finance, Analysis, Real Estate Economics, Market Research, Due Diligence, Asset Management, Commercial Real Estate, Marketing

Education
Cornell University   2011 — 2013
Masters, Real Estate Development and Entrepreneurship

Cornell University   2004 — 2008
BS, Hotel Administration, Real Estate Finance

Glenbrook South High School

Lisa (McDuffee) ParaskevopoulosLisa (McDuffee) Paraskevopoulos San Francisco Bay Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2005 - May 2008
Job Investment Accounting Manager at C.M. Capital
Industry Accounting
Experience
C.M. Capital Advisors   December 2009 - Present
Passport Capital   August 2008 - November 2009
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2005 - May 2008
Tower Asset Management, LLC   August 2004 - June 2005
Cimarron Management Company, Inc   June 2000 - June 2004

Skills
Hedge Funds, Equities, Investments, Accounting, Portfolio Management, Fixed Income, Mutual Funds, Private Equity, Account Reconciliation, Financial Statements, Asset Allocation

Education
Loyola Marymount University   2005 — 2008
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Concentration in Finance and Management

University of California, Santa Barbara   1997 — 2000
Bachelor of Arts, Business Economics - Accounting

Homestead High School   1991 — 1995

Austin HoppAustin Hopp United States
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2013 - August 2013
Job Student at Cornell University
Industry
Experience
Thomson Reuters   June 2015 - Present
MarketingEDGE.org   2015 - 2015
Cornell University   August 2013 - January 2014
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2013 - August 2013
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners   June 2012 - August 2012

Skills
Java, SQL, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Research, Matlab, R, AMPL, Spanish, Strategy, English, Microsoft Excel

Education
Cornell University   2012 — 2016
B.S. Operations Research, Dyson Business Minor for Engineers, Engineering

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology   2014 — 2021

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology   2014 — 2014
Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Mark-Steven GoMark-Steven Go Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2013 - December 2014
Job Business Analyst at DoubleLine Group LP
Industry Investment Management
Experience
DoubleLine Group LP   January 2015 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2013 - December 2014
Deloitte Consulting   September 2009 - August 2013
Royal Bank of Scotland   June 2008 - August 2008
Booz Allen Hamilton / American Management Systems   2004 - 2007

Skills
Management Consulting, Business Strategy, Business Analysis, IT Strategy, Business Process..., Security, Requirements Analysis, Integration, Business Development, Information Security..., Information Security, SQL, Analysis, Financial Modeling, Data Analysis, Strategy, CRM, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Valuation, Business Transformation

Education
University of Notre Dame   2007 — 2009
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Finance, General

University of Notre Dame   2000 — 2004
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science

Deon Kathrine CastañoDeon Kathrine Castaño Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years July 2015 - Present
Job Associate at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   July 2015 - Present
PAAMCO   June 2014 - March 2015
Dean's Leadership Circle   May 2012 - September 2014
Surterre Properties   November 2013 - July 2014
CRU Real Estate Group   September 2013 - November 2013
iBank   September 2013 - November 2013

Skills
Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Marketing, Public Speaking, Time Management, Customer Service, Business Development, Budgets, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Data Analysis, Microsoft Word, Administrative Work, Team Leadership, Cross Functional Team..., Leadership Development, Process Improvement

Education
University of California, Irvine   2011 — 2015
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Business Economics, Minor in Accounting, 3.4

Burbank High School   2007 — 2011
4.0

Saint Pedro Poveda College   1999 — 2004

Jacob WeissJacob Weiss Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years May 2015 - June 2015
Job Student at Washington University in St. Louis
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   May 2015 - June 2015
Wasserman Media Group   June 2014 - August 2014
Poor Boyz Productions   June 2011 - August 2012
Blue Collar Productions, Inc.   July 2010 - August 2010

Skills
Editing, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Social Media, Management, Sports, Post Production, InDesign, Film, Teamwork, Public Speaking

Education
Washington University in St. Louis   2013 — 2017
Major in Finance, Minor in Mathematics

Fundação Getulio Vargas   2015 — 2015
International Program in Management

Joscelyn WippernJoscelyn Wippern Beverly Hills, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2012 - April 2014
Job Pilates Instructor
Industry Health, Wellness and Fitness
Experience
Orlando Chiropractic Corporation   2014 - Present
Natural Pilates and Bodyworks   2014 - Present
Melrose Pilates   2014 - January 2015
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2012 - April 2014
Security Traders Association   January 2010 - July 2012
CB Richard Ellis   December 2008 - January 2010
BNY ConvergEx   July 2006 - November 2008

Skills
Brand Development, Corporate Events, Event Planning, Event Execution, Brand Communication, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Series 7, Marketing, Management, Integrated Marketing, Social Media, Equities, Editing, Equity Trading, Electronic Trading, Bloomberg, Options, Administrative..., Trading, Trade Shows, Proposal Writing, Meeting Planning, Hedge Funds, Securities, Series 63, Fixed Income

Education
Columbia University in the City of New York   2002 — 2006
Bachelor of Arts, Art History & Architecture

Greens Farms Academy   1998 — 2002

Camille NimocksCamille Nimocks Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2015 - Present
Job Project Manager
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2015 - Present
Teach For America   June 2013 - June 2015
USC Office of Admission   November 2011 - January 2013
eBay, Inc.   May 2012 - August 2012
USC Panhellenic Council   December 2010 - November 2011
MTV Networks   May 2011 - August 2011

Skills
Leadership, Public Speaking, Microsoft Office, Team Leadership, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Research, Management, Education, Creativity Skills, Economics, Data Analysis, Spanish, Budget Management, Recruiting, Social Media, Event Planning, Talent Management, Teaching, Facebook, Social Networking, Microsoft Word, Social Media Marketing, Editing, Community Outreach, Fundraising, Marketing, Writing, Blogging, Public Relations, Photoshop, Nonprofits, Interviews, Higher Education

Education
HBX CORe Program   2014 — 2014
CORe Credential, Economics for Managers, Financial Accounting, Business Analytics

University of Southern California   2009 — 2013
BA, International Relations

Hiram MacHiram Mac Woodland Hills, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years September 2010 - March 2013
Job Software Professional
Industry Computer Software
Experience
alphapolitik   April 2015 - Present
Nexgence, Inc.   April 2013 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   September 2010 - March 2013
NorthPoint Solutions   September 2007 - May 2010
Nexgence, Inc.   August 2005 - September 2007
Guitar Center   September 2005 - September 2006
Hiram Mac Capital   July 2003 - September 2005

Skills
C#, .NET, SQL, Software Project..., Startup Development, Startup Consulting, Software Consulting, Credit Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Databases, Enterprise Software, Agile Methodologies, Cloud Computing, Software Development, Project Management, Start-ups, Consulting, Microsoft SQL Server, Bloomberg, Equities, Hedge Funds, Financial Modeling, SDLC

Education
Columbia University in the City of New York   2002 — 2003
Master of Arts (M.A.), Statistics

University of Pennsylvania   1998 — 2001
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Economics

Buckley School

Keith S. MarkeyKeith S. Markey Greater New York City Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years 2010 - 2010
Job Senior Talent Acquisition Manager at E*TRADE Financial Corporation
Industry Financial Services
Experience
E*TRADE Financial Corporation   2015 - Present
Northwestern Mutual   2013 - 2015
Robert Half International - Accountemps   2012 - 2013
Nuveen Investments   2011 - 2012
Canyon Capital Advisors   2010 - 2010
Bernstein Private Wealth Management   2010 - 2010
Fuze Beverage - a Coca-Cola Company   2007 - 2009
Morgan Stanley   2002 - 2007

Skills
Derivatives, Recruiting, Staffing Services, Internet Recruiting, Equities, Temporary Placement, Bloomberg, Swapswire, Temporary Staffing, Resume Writing, Finance, Fixed Income, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Interviews, Onboarding, Screening Resumes, Client Services, Microsoft Word, Sourcing, Career Counseling, Mutual Funds, Private Client Services, Client Service Oriented, CRM, ProTrack, Unix, DTCC, Mac OS, Windows, Access, Sim Corp Dimension, Social Media, SAG, AFTRA, AEA, Client/Hiring Manager..., Candidate Marketing, Career Development..., Life Insurance, Insurance, Fixed Annuities, Variable Annuities, College Funding..., College Funds, Estate Planning, Strategic Financial..., Management, Sales, Leadership

Education
Sacred Heart University
BS, Business, dual concentration in Marketing and Management

Poly Prep Country Day School
High School

Da-Wei David HongDa-Wei David Hong Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2011 - June 2015
Job AVP, Business Risk and Analytics at TCW
Industry Investment Management
Experience
The TCW Group   June 2015 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2011 - June 2015
Western Asset Management   November 2008 - August 2011
CVS Caremark Corporation   October 2005 - August 2011
Western Asset Management   September 2006 - November 2008

Education
University of California, San Diego   2001 — 2005
BS, Biochemistry and Cellular Biology

Gordon WintrobGordon Wintrob San Francisco Bay Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2008 - August 2008
Job Senior Software Engineer at LinkedIn
Industry Computer Software
Experience
LinkedIn   September 2014 - Present
StackLead   November 2013 - September 2014
CardSpring (acquired by Twitter)   February 2012 - November 2013
Goldman Sachs   June 2011 - August 2011
The Blackstone Group   January 2011 - January 2011
Morgan Stanley   June 2010 - August 2010
University of Southern California   June 2009 - August 2009
Eos Neuroscience   January 2009 - January 2009
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2008 - August 2008
The Broad Institute   June 2006 - August 2006

Skills
Python, Investment Banking, Java, Ruby on Rails, Software Engineering, C++, Matlab, Computer Science, Ruby, Algorithms, Machine Learning, Git, JavaScript, Linux, C, Software Development

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2008 — 2012
BS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 5.0 / 5.0 GPA

Harvard-Westlake School   2004 — 2008

Michael KaoMichael Kao Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years September 1997 - May 2002
Job CEO at Akanthos Capital Management LLC
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Akanthos Capital Management, LLC   June 2002 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   September 1997 - May 2002
Goldman Sachs   August 1992 - July 1995

Skills
Making Money, Money, Financial Advisory, Equities, Hedge Funds, Asset Managment, Alternative Investments, Fixed Income, Portfolio Management, Investments, Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Investment Strategies, Options, Trading, Bonds, Proprietary Trading, Credit Derivatives, Hedging, Special Situations, Investment Management, Investment Advisory, Wealth Management, Fund Of Funds, Securities, Asset Allocation, Asset Management, Equity Trading, Options Strategies, Private Equity, Equity Research, Trading Strategies, Commodity, Currency, Capital Markets, Structured Products, Emerging Markets, Mutual Funds, Venture Capital, Bloomberg, Investment Banking, Arbitrage, Valuation

Education
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania   1995 — 1997
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance

University of California, Berkeley   1988 — 1992
Bachelor of Science (BS), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Alyson GarridoAlyson Garrido Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2008 - June 2010
Job
Industry Professional Training & Coaching
Experience
Private Practice   March 2015 - Present
YMCA   February 2013 - Present
EF Education First   July 2015 - Present
FIDM   May 2014 - June 2015
Oaktree Capital Management   January 2013 - May 2014
Oaktree Capital Management   June 2010 - December 2012
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2008 - June 2010
EF Educational Tours   July 2006 - May 2008
EF Education   2006 - 2008
EF Educational Tours   December 2003 - July 2006

Skills
Human Resources, Time Management, English, Customer Service, Management, Marketing, Training, Social Networking, Public Speaking, Staff Development, Leadership, Coaching, Social Media, Microsoft Office

Education
International Coach Academy   2015 — 2015
Certified Professional Coach (Candidate), Accredited Coach Training Program

Northeastern University   1999 — 2003
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Psychology, Political Science

Jason VahnJason Vahn Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2011 - Present
Job Investment Analyst at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2011 - Present

Skills
Business Development, Alternative Investments, Microsoft Office, Entrepreneurship, Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling, Valuation

Education
University of Pennsylvania   2007 — 2011
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Harvard Westlake   2001 — 2007

Paul ChikesPaul Chikes Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years September 2014 - Present
Job Associate at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   September 2014 - Present
Two Sigma Securities   May 2012 - September 2014
BMO Capital Markets   May 2011 - May 2012
RBC Capital Markets   October 2007 - May 2011
Wachovia Securities   2004 - 2007

Skills
Asset Management, Securities, Trading, Securities Lending, Microsoft Office, Equities, Back Office, Corporate Actions, Derivatives, Financial Risk, Portfolio Management, Series 63, Bloomberg, Options, Capital Markets, Fixed Income, Hedge Funds, Commodity

Education
North Carolina State University - College of Management   2000 — 2004

Josh PanuthosJosh Panuthos Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years October 2010 - July 2014
Job Investor Relations Associate at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2010 - July 2014
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2009 - September 2009
HIRSHFELD & HIRSHFELD, ESQ.   July 2008 - August 2008

Skills
Alternative Investments, Microsoft Excel, Management, CRM, Valuation, Investor Relations, Investments, Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Business Strategy, Private Equity, Equities, Due Diligence, Fixed Income, Financial Modeling, Asset Management

Education
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business   2014 — 2016
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Analytic Finance, Economics

UCLA   2006 — 2010
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Global Studies

Jamie ClemonsJamie Clemons San Francisco Bay Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years March 2013 - July 2014
Job Administrative Assistant at Facebook
Industry Online Media
Experience
Facebook   October 2014 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   March 2013 - July 2014
WriteGirl   September 2012 - May 2013
Saint Joseph Ballet   October 2008 - January 2009

Skills
Customer Service, Research, PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Non-profits, Retail Sales Experience, Writing, Editing, Restaurants, Childcare, Performing Arts, Event Planning, Event Management

Education
Chapman University   2006 — 2010
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), English Language and Literature, General

Alex ValnerAlex Valner Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2011 - July 2013
Job Northwood Investors LLC
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Northwood Investors LLC   September 2013 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2011 - July 2013
Canyon Capital Advisors   May 2010 - August 2010

Education
University of Pennsylvania   2007 — 2011

Roshan SonthaliaRoshan Sonthalia Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years March 2012 - April 2015
Job Senior Counsel & Director at Turner Impact Capital, LLC
Industry Law Practice
Experience
Turner Impact Capital, LLC   May 2015 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   March 2012 - April 2015
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates   September 2005 - March 2012
Arthur Andersen LLP   September 1999 - August 2001

Skills
Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal Writing, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Due Diligence, Cross-border..., Joint Ventures

Education
UCLA Anderson School of Management   2001 — 2005
MBA

UCLA School of Law   2001 — 2005
JD

UCLA   1995 — 1999
BA, Economics and History

Mitch KahringMitch Kahring Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years July 2012 - Present
Job Canyon Partners
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   July 2012 - Present
Parallel Technologies   June 2010 - July 2012
BlueSky School   February 2008 - June 2010

Skills
Cisco Technologies, Network Administration, WAN, Active Directory, System Administration, Video Conferencing, VMware, Windows Server, Servers, Networking, Vendor Management, CCNA

Education
Brown College   2008 — 2010
Bachelors, Computer Science

Henry SoHenry So Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years October 2011 - Present
Job Bank Debt Associate at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Accounting
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2011 - Present
Andersen Tax   July 2010 - September 2011
The Walt Disney Company   March 2009 - January 2010
ZD Consulting, Inc.   April 2008 - November 2008

Skills
Financial Analysis, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Financial Reporting, Financial Statements, Microsoft Excel, Tax, QuickBooks, GAAP, Hedge Funds, Advent Geneva, US GAAP, Mandarin, Financial Accounting, Account Reconciliation, Clearpar, Fixed Income, Finance, CPA, Fund Accounting, Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Cash Flow

Education
University of California, Los Angeles   2006 — 2010
B.A., Economics

Lynbrook High School   2002 — 2006

Michael BondMichael Bond New York, New York
Canyon Capital Advisors Years May 2013 - October 2014
Job Business Development at Suvretta Capital Management
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Suvretta Capital Management   November 2014 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   May 2013 - October 2014
UBS Global Asset Management   September 2011 - April 2013
UBS Wealth Management   November 2010 - August 2011
UBS Wealth Management   July 2008 - November 2010

Skills
Hedge Funds, Fund Of Funds, Asset Management, Alternative Investments, Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives

Education
Penn State University   2004 — 2008
Bachelor of Science, Finance

Mathew RosenburgMathew Rosenburg Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2013 - July 2013
Job Analyst at Moelis & Company
Industry Investment Banking
Experience
Moelis & Company   July 2015 - Present
Moelis & Company   June 2014 - August 2014
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2013 - July 2013
Gurtin Fixed Income Management, LLC   June 2012 - August 2012

Skills
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Social Media, Accounting, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, Fixed Income, Data Analysis, Financial Markets, Research, Financial Modeling

Education
University of California, Los Angeles   2011 — 2015
BA, Business-Economics

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona   2013 — 2013
International Finance and Economics

Ankur Kohli, CFAAnkur Kohli, CFA Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years September 2007 - April 2010
Job Risk Consultant at Western Asset Management
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Western Asset Management   November 2012 - Present
Drobny Global Asset Management   June 2011 - November 2012
Canyon Capital Advisors   September 2007 - April 2010
Western Asset Management   November 2001 - September 2007
XDrive, Inc   October 2000 - March 2001
Wilshire Associates, Inc   January 1998 - September 2000

Skills
Fixed Income, CDS, Pricing, Hedge Funds, Bloomberg, CFDs, Equities, Derivatives, Trading Systems, Portfolio Management, Asset Managment, Alternative Investments, Credit Derivatives, Financial Modeling, Equity Derivatives, Asset Management, Valuation, Trading, FX Options, Asset Allocation, Emerging Markets, Business Analysis, Investment Management, Commodity, Quantitative Analytics, Investments, Securities, Investment Banking, VBA, Financial Risk, Risk Management, Financial Services, Due Diligence

Education
University of California, Los Angeles   2009 — 2012
MBA, Finance and Real Estate

Delhi Public School - R. K. Puram
High School Diploma, Computer Science

The University of Texas at San Antonio
BS, Computer Science

Edward Kim, CFAEdward Kim, CFA Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years February 2013 - Present
Job Vice President
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   February 2013 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors, LLC   September 2007 - April 2013
The Capital Group Companies   September 2005 - September 2007

Skills
Financial Modeling, Valuation

Education
University of California, Los Angeles - The Anderson School of Management   2009 — 2012
MBA, Finance

University of California, Los Angeles   1999 — 2004
BA, Business-Economics, English Lit

Vladi BergartVladi Bergart Irvine, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years March 2011 - July 2014
Job Operations Analyst at Capital Group
Industry Financial Services
Experience
SS&C GlobeOp   June 2015 - Present
Capital Group   July 2014 - February 2015
Canyon Capital Advisors   March 2011 - July 2014
Deutsche Bank   June 2010 - March 2011
Deustche Bank   September 2008 - June 2010
Sully-Miller Contracting   2007 - 2008

Skills
Hedge Funds, Financial Analysis

Education
Chapman University   2004 — 2008
Finance, Political Science and Government

Colette PontecorvoColette Pontecorvo Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years 2001 - 2004
Job Portfolio Compliance Officer at WAM
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Western Asset Management   2007 - Present
CSULA   2005 - 2007
Canyon Capital Advisors   2001 - 2004

Skills
Charles River IMS, Bloomberg Terminal, Fixed Income

Education
California State University-Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Philosophy

Bryant MolinaBryant Molina Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years October 2014 - January 2015
Job Business Development Analyst at KEYWORDSEARCHPROS
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
KEYWORDSEARCHPROS   May 2015 - Present
Borris, Nii & Company Inc   January 2015 - April 2015
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2014 - January 2015
Duckfish Electronics   April 2014 - October 2014
Cal Ono Freight Shipping Co.   February 2014 - September 2014
Heli USA Airways   October 2012 - September 2014
ScripNet   February 2010 - October 2012
GRAYLINE Las Vegas / Coach USA   July 2006 - September 2010

Education
A.C Graphic Design School   1995 — 1995
Graphic Design / Visual Communications

Arizona State University   1995 — 1995
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

John Marshall H.S / Delano H.S.   1990 — 1994
High School

Thomas Starr King Jr High School   1989 — 1991
General Studies

Micheltorena Street School, Los Angeles, CA   1981 — 1987
Elementary School

Patrick EgeonuPatrick Egeonu New York, New York
Canyon Capital Advisors Years October 2009 - June 2011
Job Real Estate Investments at Assurant
Industry Real Estate
Experience
Assurant   May 2015 - Present
Silverstein Properties   July 2011 - May 2015
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2009 - June 2011
UrbanAmerica, L.P.   July 2007 - October 2009
Thomson Financial   February 2004 - July 2005
Lehman Brothers Inc   July 2001 - July 2003

Skills
Valuation, Financial Modeling, Private Equity, Asset Managment, Due Diligence, Real Estate Economics, Investments, Capital Markets, Hedge Funds, Real Estate Private..., Financial Analysis, Investment Banking, Real Estate Development, Equities, Alternative Investments, Asset Management, Investment Properties, Commercial Real Estate, Securities, Real Estate, Underwriting, Portfolio Management, Loans, Disposition, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate Financing, Financial Structuring, Finance, Leases, Joint Ventures, Real Estate Transactions, Acquisitions, Negotiation, Structured Finance, Management

Education
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School   2005 — 2007
MBA

Amherst College   1997 — 2001
BA

Loomis Chaffee School   1993 — 1997

Tim WirkusTim Wirkus Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years
Job Portfolio Financing at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   

Skills
Hedge Funds

Education
Boston College   1999 — 2003
BA, Political Science

Martin DownenMartin Downen Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years October 2014 - Present
Job PM at Canyon Capital
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2014 - Present
Highland Capital Management   May 2008 - September 2014
Goldman Sachs   August 2005 - April 2008
JPMorgan Chase   July 2003 - July 2005

Education
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business   2001 — 2003
MBA, Finance and Strategy

Brigham Young University   1991 — 1997
BS, Economics

Marc FiresteinMarc Firestein Greater New York City Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2009 - August 2009
Job NonAgency RMBS/ABS Research at Credit Suisse
Industry Investment Banking
Experience
Credit Suisse, Non-Agency RMBS/ABS Research   July 2011 - Present
Brown University   September 2008 - June 2011
Brown University   September 2010 - December 2010
95.5 WBRU   September 2008 - September 2010
Credit Suisse   June 2010 - August 2010
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2009 - August 2009
UCLA Anderson School of Management   June 2008 - January 2009
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center   2005 - 2007

Education
Brown University   2007 — 2011
A.B., Economics

Shana PalenciaShana Palencia Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years May 2014 - Present
Job Marketing
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   May 2014 - Present
Events Elephant Ltd   January 2012 - Present
Stoll, Nussbaum & Polakov   May 2010 - May 2014

Skills
Microsoft Office, Salesforce.com, Marketo, Geneva, Adobe Acrobat, Legal Writing, Westlaw, WordPerfect, LexisNexis, Legal Solutions, Adobe Creative Suite

Education
Bucknell University   2006 — 2010
BA, Political Science & Education

Bucknell University
Bachelors of Arts, Political Science & Education (General)

Kristin ConnorKristin Connor Fairfield, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years January 2006 - May 2009
Job School Psychologist Intern
Industry Primary/Secondary Education
Experience
Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District   August 2011 - Present
California State University, Long Beach   October 2010 - May 2011
Los Alamitos Unified School District   April 2010 - October 2010
Canyon Capital Advisors   January 2006 - May 2009

Education
California State University-Long Beach   2009 — 2012
Pupil Personnel Services Credential, School Psychology

California State University-Long Beach   2009 — 2011
Master of Arts (M.A.), Educational Psychology

Westmont College   2001 — 2005
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Psychology

Jack HerschJack Hersch New York, New York
Canyon Capital Advisors Years 2003 - 2007
Job Managing Director at MidOcean Credit Partners
Industry Financial Services
Experience
MidOcean Credit Partners   April 2015 - Present
TIG Distressed Opportunities, LP   January 2008 - March 2015
Canyon Capital Advisors   2003 - 2007
TIMCO Aviation Services   2002 - 2006
Cypress Management   2000 - 2003
Scoggin Capital Management   1996 - 2000
Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette   April 1994 - April 1996
M. J. Whitman & Co.   June 1992 - April 1994
Lehman Brothers   1990 - June 1992
Balfour Investors   January 1989 - December 1989

Skills
Hedge Funds, Portfolio Management, Alternative Investments, Fixed Income, High Yield, Equities, Special Situations, Valuation, Distressed Debt, Financial Modeling, Value Investing, Management, Investment Banking, Bloomberg, Trading, Capital Markets, Investments, Bonds, Equity Derivatives, Private Equity, Financial Markets, Securities, Equity Research, Leveraged Finance, Emerging Markets, Asset Management

Education
Columbia University - Columbia Business School   1984 — 1985
MBA, Finance

Columbia University - Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science   1976 — 1980
BSEE, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science

Tim CappsTim Capps Orange County, California Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years 2004 - February 2009
Job Enterprise Architect at Pacific Life
Industry Insurance
Experience
Pacific Life   August 2009 - Present
CappsNet Inc   April 2002 - August 2009
Canyon Partners   February 2004 - February 2009
Canyon Capital   February 2004 - February 2009
Canyon Capital Advisors   2004 - February 2009
The Summit Real Estate Group   January 2001 - March 2002
GoBizNow   January 2000 - May 2001
Interactive Search, Incorporated   January 1996 - February 2000
QuickNet ICG Incorporated   January 1995 - February 1998
KCI Computing   January 1991 - February 1996

Skills
Windows, Infrastructure, Servers, Network Design, Enterprise Architecture, Disaster Recovery, DNS, Firewalls, Solaris, ASP.NET, Information Security, Scripting, Active Directory, Windows Server, VMware, Networking, Security, Telecommunications, Enterprise Software, Virtualization, WAN, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Unix, Operating Systems, VPN, Microsoft Exchange, SAN, Storage, Business Continuity, Microsoft SQL Server, High Availability, Information Technology, Computer Security, VMware ESX, Storage Area Networks, IT Management, IT Operations, Citrix, Software Development, ITIL, Wireless Networking, IIS, Microsoft Technologies, VMware Infrastructure, Server Architecture, LAN-WAN, Hydrostatic Torquelizer, Cisco Technologies, HP

Education
El Camino College   1979 — 1981
computer science

Mira Costa High School   1976 — 1979
High School Diploma, Electronics, Math, Science

Aaron SilvaAaron Silva Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years January 2013 - Present
Job Valuation Associate at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   January 2013 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   July 2010 - January 2013
Zodiac Marine & Pool North America   April 2009 - June 2009

Education
University of California, Santa Barbara   2006 — 2008
B.A., Business Economics - Accounting Emphasis

Florida State University   2004 — 2005
Accounting and Finance

Daniela EdenDaniela Eden Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years October 2012 - Present
Job Assistant Vice President at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Real Estate
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2012 - Present
BlackRock   July 2008 - October 2012
ASB Capital Management   July 2006 - July 2008

Education
Georgetown University - The McDonough School of Business   2004 — 2006
MBA

University of California, Berkeley   1997 — 2001
BA, Psychology

Raj Venkataraman IyerRaj Venkataraman Iyer Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years March 2006 - Present
Job Partner at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   March 2006 - Present
Colden Capital   September 2002 - February 2006
McKinsey & Company   May 2001 - August 2001
Salomon Smith Barney   July 1999 - April 2000
Morgan Stanley   July 1994 - July 1999

Education
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School   2000 — 2002
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance

Purdue University   1992 — 1994
MS, Nuclear Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras   1988 — 1992
B. Tech, Electrical Engineering

PS Senior Secondary School   1983 — 1988

Lena NajarianLena Najarian Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2004 - Present
Job Compliance at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2004 - Present
Bank of America   May 2002 - July 2004
Comerica Bank   July 1999 - May 2002

Skills
Hedge Funds, Bloomberg, Alternative Investments

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master of Science (MS), Library and Information Science

Mount Saint Mary's College California
BA, Business Administration

Jesse WienerJesse Wiener Greater New York City Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years July 2013 - Present
Job Analyst at Canyon Capital
Industry Investment Banking
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   July 2013 - Present
Moelis & Company   August 2011 - June 2013

Education
Northwestern University   2007 — 2011

Matthew StroymanMatthew Stroyman New York, New York
Canyon Capital Advisors Years July 1999 - January 2003
Job Investment Management
Industry Real Estate
Experience
Arcturus   August 2007 - Present
Ruben Companies   February 2006 - July 2007
BlackRock   January 2004 - January 2006
Canyon Capital Advisors   July 1999 - January 2003

Education
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
MBA (with honors)

University of California, Berkeley
BA (cum laude)

Fadi AlsabeeFadi Alsabee Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2007 - Present
Job Senior Programmer Analyst at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Computer Software
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2007 - Present

Skills
Database Development, Business Intelligence, Microsoft SQL Server, MS Integration Services, MS Reporting Services, T-SQL, OLAP, Data Warehouse..., Bloomberg, ETL, Microsoft Excel, VBA, ASP, HTML, JavaScript, XML, C#, C, Hedge Funds, Asset Management, Performance Tuning, Software Architecture, SDLC, Project Management, Pro-IV, Oracle, Glovia, ERP, Crystal Reports, Database Administration

Education
The American University in Cairo
Bachelor's Degree

APU
Master's Degree

UCLA Extension

University of Aleppo

Ron PetroskyRon Petrosky United States
Canyon Capital Advisors Years November 2008 - February 2012
Job Operations at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   November 2008 - February 2012
Citigroup   August 2007 - August 2008

Education
The George Washington University - School of Business   2003 — 2007
BBA, Finance and International Business

Jessica GibbsJessica Gibbs Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2009 - April 2010
Job Business Development Marketing & Investor Relations at ICE Canyon LLC
Industry Investment Management
Experience
ICE Canyon LLC   April 2010 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2009 - April 2010
Canyon Capital Advisors   March 2008 - August 2009

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2003 — 2007
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), American/United States Studies/Civilization

Robert CampionRobert Campion Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years 2006 - Present
Job Business Development at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   2006 - Present

Skills
Alternative Investments, Hedge Funds, Fixed Income, Valuation, Investments, Equities, Portfolio Management, Financial Modeling, Capital Markets, Derivatives, Due Diligence, Asset Management, Bloomberg, Investment Strategies, Investment Management

Education
University of California, Berkeley

Ted SooTed Soo Los Angeles, California
Canyon Capital Advisors Years July 2014 - April 2015
Job Real Estate
Industry Commercial Real Estate
Experience
Compass Acquisition Partners   April 2015 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   July 2014 - April 2015
MPG Office Trust   November 2011 - October 2013
Equity One Realty & Management   January 2011 - May 2011
Capital & Counties, USA   April 2008 - January 2011
YK America   October 2005 - March 2008
City of San Dimas   December 2002 - May 2003
City of Cerritos   August 2001 - May 2002

Education
University of California, Irvine
BA

University of Michigan
MUP

University of Southern California
MRED

Robert OzawaRobert Ozawa Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years April 2010 - Present
Job Senior Fund Accountant at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   April 2010 - Present
PAAMCO   August 2007 - April 2010

Skills
Alternative Investments, Asset Management, Equities, Financial Modeling, Hedge Funds, Investments, Valuation

Education
University of California, Irvine   2002 — 2007

Ryan TikkerRyan Tikker Orange County, California Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years March 2011 - May 2011
Job J.D. Candidate at University of California, Irvine School of Law
Industry Law Practice
Experience
Northwestern Mutual   November 2012 - June 2013
Oakwood Worldwide   January 2012 - April 2012
Canyon Capital Advisors   March 2011 - May 2011
UCLA Student Technology Center   August 2009 - March 2011

Skills
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Computer Hardware, Networking, Android Development, Online Research, Analysis, System Administration

Education
University of California, Irvine - School of Law   2013 — 2016

UCLA   2007 — 2011
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Development Economics and International Development

Mira Costa High School   2003 — 2007

Ben BerkowitzBen Berkowitz Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Canyon Capital Advisors Years 2010 - 2013
Job Summer Associate at American Capital
Industry Venture Capital & Private Equity
Experience
American Capital   May 2015 - Present
StoneCreek Capital   March 2014 - June 2014
Five Crowns Capital   2013 - March 2014
Canyon Capital Advisors   2010 - 2013
Capital Group   2010 - 2010
Adaptiv Technologies   2009 - 2010
Moss Adams LLP   2007 - 2009
KPMG LLP   2005 - 2007

Skills
Hedge Funds, Finance, Analysis, Internal Controls, Budgets, Process Improvement, Management, Analytics, Microsoft Excel, Auditing, Financial Statements, Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, Sourcing, Financial Risk, Equities, Capital Markets, Capital Markets Analysis, Capital Market..., Derivatives, Derivatives Trading, Credit Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Exotic Derivatives, FX Derivatives, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Restructuring, Corporate Finance, Strategy, Options

Education
University of California, Santa Barbara   2002 — 2006
Bachelor or Arts (Honors Distinction), Business Economics, Accounting, Sports Management

Carly Jones DanielsCarly Jones Daniels San Francisco Bay Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years June 2008 - July 2009
Job Executive Assistant at Hellman & Friedman
Industry Commercial Real Estate
Experience
Hellman & Friedman   February 2014 - Present
J.S. Rosenfield & Co.   January 2013 - December 2013
TRC Solutions   June 2012 - December 2012
FEMA   August 2011 - June 2012
Montgomery County Planning Commission   January 2011 - August 2011
State Agriculture Development Committee at New Jersey Department of Agriculture   June 2010 - September 2010
Canyon Capital Advisors   June 2008 - July 2009
VP Games   July 2007 - June 2008
Campus Learning Assistance Services   August 2006 - June 2008

Skills
Microsoft Excel, Research, Event Planning, Management, Project Planning

Education
University of Pennsylvania   2009 — 2011
Master of City Planning, Land Use and Environmental Planning; Certificate in Land Preservation

University of California, Santa Barbara   2004 — 2007
BA, Sociology

Crystal BurkeCrystal Burke Washington D.C. Metro Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years April 2004 - July 2010
Job Director of Finance at Beacon Intellectual Property Services, LLC
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Beacon Intellectual Property Services, LLC   September 2012 - Present
a Patent Research Firm   May 2011 - August 2012
Canyon Capital Advisors   April 2004 - July 2010
Mellon Financial   January 2001 - March 2004
Trust Company of the West   May 2000 - December 2000
PricewaterhouseCoopers   January 1994 - May 2000
Peninsula Beverly Hills   July 1991 - December 1993

Skills
Asset Management, Alternative Investments, Equities, Fixed Income, Accounting, Financial Modeling, Asset Managment, Hedge Funds, Auditing, Valuation

Education
University of California, Santa Barbara   1986 — 1991
BS, Business Economics

Garces Memorial High School

Robyn (Podell) PickRobyn (Podell) Pick Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years January 2014 - Present
Job Estate Manager
Industry Hospitality
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   January 2014 - Present
Private Family   July 2005 - March 2009
Southern California Magazine Group   August 2001 - July 2005
Playboy   May 2000 - October 2001

Skills
Advertising, Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Social Media, Event Management, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Communications, Online Advertising, Sales, Public Relations, Negotiation, New Business Development, Account Management, Online Marketing, Digital Marketing, Budgets, Email Marketing, Selling

Education
University of Denver - Daniels College of Business   1994 — 1998
BSBA, Marketing

Anna Dvinsky DombAnna Dvinsky Domb Greater Chicago Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years September 2006 - December 2007
Job Marketing/Asset Management
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Northern Trust   February 2008 - May 2011
Canyon Capital Advisors   September 2006 - December 2007
New York Life Investment Management   April 2003 - August 2006
J.P. Morgan   June 2000 - January 2002
Lazard Asset Management   June 1998 - June 2000

Skills
Marketing Communications, Marketing Strategy, Sales, Investor Relations, Manage Client..., Client Relations Skills, Client Development

Education
University of New Hampshire - Whittemore School of Business and Economics   1994 — 1998
Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration and Management, General

Steve PeiSteve Pei Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years August 2006 - February 2012
Job Chief Investment Officer at Gratia Capital
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Gratia Capital   February 2012 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   August 2006 - February 2012
Bain Capital   July 2004 - June 2006
DFI Holdings (Jardine Matheson subsidiary)   2003 - 2004
McKinsey & Company   August 2000 - December 2002

Education
University of Pennsylvania   1996 — 2000
(4 degrees) BS / MA / BA / BA, Huntsman Program - International Studies / Business

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School   1996 — 2000

Monte Vista High School   1992 — 1996

Benjamin Fader-RattnerBenjamin Fader-Rattner Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years 2008 - Present
Job SVP at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Investment Management
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   2008 - Present
The Carlyle Group   2005 - 2007
Bear Stearns   2003 - 2005

Skills
Hedge Funds, Valuation, Financial Modeling, Alternative Investments, Equities, Asset Management, Bloomberg, Fixed Income, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions

Education
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School   2000 — 2003
Bachelor of Science in Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Concentrations in Finance and Accounting

E.J. KahnE.J. Kahn Greater Los Angeles Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years October 2013 - Present
Job Investor Relations at Canyon Capital Advisors
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2013 - Present
Canyon Capital Advisors   October 2013 - May 2014
EJK Enterprises LLC   January 2013 - December 2013
Golf Apparel Brands Inc.   August 2012 - October 2013
Titleist Performance Institute   September 2011 - October 2013
The Blueshirt Group   May 2012 - August 2012
University of San Francisco   August 2011 - August 2012
University of San Francisco   August 2011 - August 2012
Yamstreet Inc.   January 2010 - May 2010
Saddle Point Asset Management LLC   December 2009 - February 2010

Skills
Project Management, Fundraising, Creative Direction, Marketing Strategy, Customer Relations, Spanish, Bloomberg Terminal, Customer Service, Leadership Development, Marketing, Investor Relations, Business Development, Management, Strategic Partnerships, Equities, Analysis, Situational Sales..., Sales, Business Strategy, Financial Analysis, Time Management, Entrepreneurship, Market Research, Data Analysis, Finance, Financial Modeling, Investments, Corporate Communications, Recruiting

Education
University of San Francisco   2011 — 2012
Masters of Arts in Investor Relations, (Finance / Communications / Marketing)

University of San Francisco   2007 — 2011
BS, Business Administration, Finance, 3.71

Bookshop

Samantha MendezSamantha Mendez Greater Philadelphia Area
Canyon Capital Advisors Years July 2014 - November 2014
Job
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Canyon Capital Advisors   July 2014 - November 2014
Career Group   November 2013 - June 2014
University of Southern California   May 2012 - August 2012
Premier Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine   May 2010 - August 2011

Skills
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Customer Service, PowerPoint, English, Windows, Research, Outlook, Public Speaking, Strategic Planning, Budgets, Negotiation, Editing

Education
University of Southern California   2009 — 2013
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Communication and Media Studies