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Brian Stewart

Head of Private Credit

Mr. Stewart is Head of Private Credit and is based in Dallas. He serves on the Leadership Committee and is a member of several investment committees.

Mr. Stewart participates in origination, execution and asset management of private corporate credit investments across industries. Mr. Stewart has 17 years of experience investing in middle market corporate credit. Prior to joining Fortress in 2014, Mr. Stewart was a Managing Director at Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, a middle market private equity and credit investment firm, where Mr. Stewart led origination, execution and portfolio management for the direct lending, distressed debt and hybrid capital strategies. Mr. Stewart has served on the Board of Directors for Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Euramax International, IAP Worldwide Services, Bertuccis Corporation and Jonathan Engineered Solutions. Before that, Mr. Stewart was an analyst at Houlihan Lokey in the financial restructuring group.

Mr. Stewart attended the University of Southern California where he received a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.