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Drew McKnight

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Drew McKnight

Co-CEO, Fortress; Managing Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Fortress Credit Funds
Drew McKnight

Mr. McKnight is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Fortress and a Managing Partner and Co-CIO of the Fortress Credit Funds business. Mr. McKnight serves on the investment committee for the Credit Funds, is a member of the Fortress Management and Credit Leadership Committees and is the head of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Committee. Prior to joining Fortress in February 2005, Mr. McKnight worked at Fir Tree Partners where he was responsible for analyzing and trading high yield and convertible bonds, bank debt, derivatives and equities for the value-based hedge fund. Prior to Fir Tree, Mr. McKnight worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. in Leveraged Finance and the Distressed Bank Debt trading group. Mr. McKnight serves on the Board of Advisors for the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, the Center for New American Security, the Board of Advisors for SMU’s Cox School of Business Alternative Asset Management Center, and on the UT Southwestern Medical Center President’s Advisory Board. In addition, Mr. McKnight is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. McKnight received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia.