Robert Petrini is a Senior Managing Director with GSO Capital Partners where he focuses on private debt and middle market private equity investing. Mr. Petrini has been involved in the firm's investments in the debt and equity of numerous private companies as well as public market investments. Before joining GSO Capital in 2005, Mr. Petrini was a Principal in Credit Suisse First Boston's Alternative Capital Division. Mr. Petrini joined CSFB when the firm acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Prior to the acquisition of DLJ, Mr. Petrini was a member of DLJ's Leveraged Finance Group, specializing in financial sponsor transactions. Mr. Petrini graduated magna cum laude with a BS in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Petrini is a member of the Boards of Directors of Stolle Machinery and United Site Services and also serves as a board observer on many of GSO's investments.