Leonard Tannenbaum

CEO, Fifth Street

Tannenbaum is Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Fifth Street Finance Corp. He is also the managing partner of our investment adviser, Fifth Street Management LLC, and is the head of its investment committee. Since founding his first private investment firm in 1998, Tannenbaum has founded a number of private investment firms, including Fifth Street Capital LLC, and he has served as managing member of each firm. Prior to launching his first firm, Tannenbaum gained extensive small-company experience as an equity analyst for Merrill Lynch. Tannenbaum currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Greenlight Capital-affiliated entities and has previously served on the Boards of Directors of several other public companies.