Prior to joining Oaktree in 2008, Mr. Allen was a Senior Vice President in the Marketing and Client Relations department at TCW, where he was responsible for private and institutional client sales and service in the Midwest, Southwest and Western United States. He has over 20 years of investment experience working with institutions, family offices, investment advisors and individuals. Mr. Allen received a B.A. degree from the University of Arizona and an E.M.B.A. from Claremont Graduate School.