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The Middle Market Lending team has decades of experience partnering with middle-market businesses, and has originated and managed investments through multiple credit cycles.

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Chairman & CEO

Mr. Rashid is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of OFS Capital Corporation. Mr. Rashid is also President of OFS Capital Management, LLC and a member of the investment and executive committees of the firm. In addition to his investment responsibilities, he is responsible for strategic initiatives and capital markets related activities.

Prior to joining OFS Capital Management in 2008, Mr. Rashid was a Managing Director in the Global Markets & Investment Banking (GMI) division at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Rashid has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking, debt capital markets and investing as it relates to corporate credit, structured credit and securitization. Over the years, he has advised and arranged financing for commercial finance companies including business development companies, banks, and asset management companies including hedge funds and private equity firms. Before joining Merrill Lynch, he was a Vice President at Natixis Capital Markets, which he joined in 2005 as part of a large team move from CIBC World Markets. Prior to CIBC, he worked as a Financial Analyst at Lehman Brothers and as an Investment Analyst in the project finance area at the International Finance Corporation, which is part of the World Bank.

Mr. Rashid holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University.

Bilal RashidChairman & CEO

Mr. Rashid is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of OFS Capital Corporation. Mr. Rashid is also President of OFS Capital Management, LLC and a member of the investment and executive committees of the firm. In addition to his investment responsibilities, he is responsible for strategic initiatives and capital markets related activities.

Prior to joining OFS Capital Management in 2008, Mr. Rashid was a Managing Director in the Global Markets & Investment Banking (GMI) division at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Rashid has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking, debt capital markets and investing as it relates to corporate credit, structured credit and securitization. Over the years, he has advised and arranged financing for commercial finance companies including business development companies, banks, and asset management companies including hedge funds and private equity firms. Before joining Merrill Lynch, he was a Vice President at Natixis Capital Markets, which he joined in 2005 as part of a large team move from CIBC World Markets. Prior to CIBC, he worked as a Financial Analyst at Lehman Brothers and as an Investment Analyst in the project finance area at the International Finance Corporation, which is part of the World Bank.

Mr. Rashid holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University.

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Cerny is the Chief Financial Officer of OFS Capital Corporation. Mr. Cerny also serves as the Treasurer and a Senior Managing Director of OFS Capital Management, LLC, and is a member of the investment and executive committees of the firm. He oversees the finance and accounting functions of the firm as well as underwriting, credit monitoring, CLO portfolio compliance and loan administration for OFS Capital Management’s Broadly Syndicated Loan business.

Mr. Cerny’s experience in leveraged finance, workouts, banking and credit exceeds 25 years. He has held various positions at Sanwa Business Credit Corporation, American National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago and Charter Bank Group, a multi-bank holding company prior to joining OFS Capital Management in 1999.

Mr. Cerny holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Northern Illinois University, a Masters of Management in Finance and Economics from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management, and a J.D. degree from DePaul University’s School of Law.

Jeffrey A. CernyChief Financial Officer

Mr. Cerny is the Chief Financial Officer of OFS Capital Corporation. Mr. Cerny also serves as the Treasurer and a Senior Managing Director of OFS Capital Management, LLC, and is a member of the investment and executive committees of the firm. He oversees the finance and accounting functions of the firm as well as underwriting, credit monitoring, CLO portfolio compliance and loan administration for OFS Capital Management’s Broadly Syndicated Loan business.

Mr. Cerny’s experience in leveraged finance, workouts, banking and credit exceeds 25 years. He has held various positions at Sanwa Business Credit Corporation, American National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago and Charter Bank Group, a multi-bank holding company prior to joining OFS Capital Management in 1999.

Mr. Cerny holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Northern Illinois University, a Masters of Management in Finance and Economics from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management, and a J.D. degree from DePaul University’s School of Law.

Senior Managing Director

Mr. Hauser is a Senior Managing Director of OFS Capital Management, LLC and a member of the investment and executive committees of the firm. He is responsible for middle-market lending through OFS Capital Corporation.

Mr. Hauser’s experience spans more than 30 years working in private equity, asset management and investment banking. Prior to joining OFS Capital Management in 2013, Mr. Hauser founded Tamarix Capital Corporation, an investment firm dedicated to providing flexible financing solutions to lower-middle-market companies. Prior to that, Mr. Hauser worked at companies such as Sandell Asset Management, an international multi-strategy alternative asset manager, where he founded and was global head of the firm’s private equity practice, FdG Associates, a New York-based middle-market private equity fund focused on investing in family owned businesses, and Ocean Capital Corporation, a private international investment banking firm. Mr. Hauser began his career as a corporate attorney, practicing in New York, Sydney and London.

Mr. Hauser holds a Master of Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Law from Sydney University.

mhauser@ofsmanagement.com

646.652.8483

Mark HauserSenior Managing Director

Mr. Hauser is a Senior Managing Director of OFS Capital Management, LLC and a member of the investment and executive committees of the firm. He is responsible for middle-market lending through OFS Capital Corporation.

Mr. Hauser’s experience spans more than 30 years working in private equity, asset management and investment banking. Prior to joining OFS Capital Management in 2013, Mr. Hauser founded Tamarix Capital Corporation, an investment firm dedicated to providing flexible financing solutions to lower-middle-market companies. Prior to that, Mr. Hauser worked at companies such as Sandell Asset Management, an international multi-strategy alternative asset manager, where he founded and was global head of the firm’s private equity practice, FdG Associates, a New York-based middle-market private equity fund focused on investing in family owned businesses, and Ocean Capital Corporation, a private international investment banking firm. Mr. Hauser began his career as a corporate attorney, practicing in New York, Sydney and London.

Mr. Hauser holds a Master of Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Law from Sydney University.

mhauser@ofsmanagement.com

646.652.8483