Mr. Neporent joined Cerberus in 1998. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Neporent was an associate and a partner in the Business Reorganization and Finance Group at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, a New York City-based law firm, from 1986 to 1998, where he did extensive work on behalf of Cerberus. Mr. Neporent has over 28 years of experience in the high-yield finance, distressed securities and bankruptcy/reorganization business. Mr. Neporent is a graduate of Lehigh University and Syracuse University College of Law. Mr. Neporent is a member of the Cerberus Capital Management Operating/Management Advisory Committee, Private Equity Investment Committee, Credit/Lending Committee, Compliance and Risk Management Committee, Securities Compliance Committee, Valuation Committee, Allocation Committee, and Brokerage Selection Committee.