Dave Dobies is the Managing Partner of Riverside Credit Solutions. Mr. Dobies’ previous experience includes serving as Managing Director at TCW Direct Lending group, where he was responsible for the origination, due diligence review, structuring and execution of new investments, along with ongoing management of portfolio companies. Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Dobies was a founding partner, member of the management committee, and Co-Head of Middle Market Leveraged Finance at NewStar Financial. Mr. Dobies also served in various capacities of increasing responsibility at FleetBoston Financial Corporation and its predecessor institutions, where he was responsible for managing the Media, Entertainment, and Sports Finance syndication businesses. He began his career in 1987 as a Financial Analyst at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Dobies received a BSBA in Finance from Villanova University and an MBA from the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester.